Justice Amadu Tanko has made history as the first Muslim to to become a Supreme Court judge in Ghana.
This follows his appointment by the President of Ghana together with other 3 judges.
After passing the vetting process, Amadu Tanko and the other Supreme Court appointees, Prof Henrietta Mensah-Bonsu; Yoni Kulendi and Justice Clemence Honyenuga have been approved by Parliament.
President Akufo-Addo, the first President in the history of our Republic, to appoint a moslem to the Highest Court of the Land.
— Nana Hesse Ogyiri (@NanaOgyiri) May 22, 2020
On Friday 22 Friday 2020 President Akufo-Addo in the presence of the National Chief Imam talked about the great feat achieved by Justice Amadu Tanko by becoming the first Muslim Supreme Court judge.