The court has an ADR facility which will help to resolve more cases amicably and expeditiously
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The Chief Justice, Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo has inaugurated a modern High Court building at Mampong in the Ashanti region as part of ongoing plans to upgrade infrastructure to enhance justice delivery.

The newly constructed one-storey courthouse, will serve Mampong and nearby towns such as Juaben, Effiduase Asokore, Nsuta, Ejura Sekyedumase and Agona.

Chief Justice Gertrude Torkornoo inaugurating the High Court

The building has two courtrooms, two registries with ample office space, two Judge’s Chambers, ADR Room, a Docket Room, offices for Cashiers and Bailiffs, and washrooms for both staff and court users. It has access ways for the physically challenged.

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The building is also equipped with a five KVA Solar Power facility and a 40 KVA Generator Set for backup power, as well as a borehole to ensure regular water supply.

Inaugurating the edifice, Chief Justice Torkornoo emphasised the importance of access to justice, particularly for the vulnerable.

Justice Torkornoo urged the Judicial Service staff assigned to the new court to maintain integrity and avoid any form of malpractice.

She acknowledged the contributions of her predecessors, Chief Justices Sophia Akuffo and Anin Yeboah, in making the new High Court project in Mampong a reality, and expressed gratitude to the Paramount Chief of Mampong, Daasebre Osei Bonsu II, and the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) for their support.

Chief Justice Torkornoo exchanging pleasantries with the paramount chief

Daasebre Osei Bonsu II requested the Chief Justice to assign sufficient staff to the new court, and called for the establishment of more courts, particularly a Circuit Court

“I would, therefore like to appeal to your good office to provide Mampong with a Circuit Court in addition. The Mampong Courts serve a very wide geographical area, as far as the Ejura, Attebubu, and Kajeji areas. With the provision of a Circuit Court, therefore, other lower cases could be handled to ease the pressure on the Magistrate Court as it is now.”

The Mampong Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr. Thomas Appiah Kubi, commended the Mamponghene “for his generosity in releasing this land for the construction of this edifice”, and expressed hope for its proper maintenance.