KNUST Faculty of Law produces first batch of Justices

The first cohort of LLB students was admitted into the KNUST Faculty of Law in August 2003.

Is allowance instantly strangers applauded

When on its official inauguration in 2004, the Vice Chancellor at the time, Professor Andam as well as the Attorney General, Paapa Owusu Ankoma made a call for academic excellence and its emergence as one of the best law institutions, many might have taken them as normal statements in passing.

However, true to it, the KNUST Faculty of Law, after 20 years, has indeed lived to the phrase ‘par excellence’ by producing distinguished and affable students, legal practitioners, and academicians influencing change in Ghana and the world at large.

Today, the Faculty can beat its chest and truly stand in merit of the celebration for producing its first batch of Justices to Ghana’s High Court and Court of Appeal respectively.

From its noble faculty, the following are the first batch of Justices of the High Court it has produced Justice Alexander Oworae, Justice Priscilla Dapaah Mireku, Justice Ellen Lordina Serwaa Mireku, and Justice Adelaide Abui Keddey.

It is interesting to add that one of the first batch of pioneer lecturers who taught these Justices and become the former Dean of the Faculty of Law, Dr. Ernest Owusu Dapaah is now a Justice of the Court of Appeal

The first cohort of LLB students was admitted into the KNUST Faculty of Law in August 2003.

The Pioneer Faculty that started the newly approved 4- year LLB program were Rev. Prof. E H Ofori- Amankwah, Professor Oswald Senedza, Dr. Renee Morhe, Dr. Ernest Owusu-Dapaa, Dr. Anane, George Sarpong, Michael Alokore, JC Tarchie, Kwame Anyimadu Antwi, Albert Amankwah, and Mr. Addai.

The Faculty, which started at the Great Hall of the University with just a few students and a handful of lecturers and administrative staff, has grown to become a real leader in excellence and innovation.