Getting a Law degree is not on a silver platter, it takes lots of hard work, patience, dedication and years of sacrifice to acquire one of the world’s most high-status degrees.
Madam Adwoa-Safo held the youngest lawyer record for more than a decade, having graduated from the Ghana School of Law, Makola, in 2004 and afterwards called to the Bar.
Akpene Darko-Cobbina became the youngest person in the history of Ghana to graduate from the country’s school of Law at just age 22.
Akpene Darko-Cobbina graduated from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Akpene dethroned Dome-Kwabenya MP, Sarah Adwoa-Safo (who made history in 2004) to hold the coveted title of Ghana’s youngest Lawyer.
The young man was called to Ghana Bar in October 2019 at age 22 years and 198 days, beating Adwoa Safo’s record of 22 years 280 days.
Akpene Darko-Cobbina attended Mfantsipim senior high school in the Central Region. He then began his legal education at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration in 2013.
In 2017 he graduated from GIMPA and proceeded for a brief internship at Daily Guide, while doing his internship, he sat for the entrance exam of the Ghana School of Law, passed and was admitted same year.
He completed his professional law course in 2018 and was called to the Bar in 2019.
Presently the record holder is working with Amua-Sekyi & company and is already making progresses as one of the country’s finest legal practitioners in Ghana.
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