Previous President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama has ripped into Ghana's Judiciary.
He expresses going to court presently isn't something various individuals consider as a result of what the court framework is meant for lately.
John Dramani Mahama says it's a public safety danger for individuals in the country's to lose trust in the Judiciary which should be a free arm of government.
He expressed these while opening the second Annual Lawyers Conference of the resistance National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Sunday August 28.
As of late, so seriously has the picture of our legal executive disintegrated that large numbers of our populace straightforwardly make joke of our equity framework and of our judges. The expression 'go to court' is these days met with contemptuous chuckling rather than trust that one will genuinely get equity assuming he went to the court.
"On the off chance that individuals are not jabbing fun about governmental issues and prompting being utilized to influence the hand of equity in the Lower Courts then it is jabbing tomfoolery and offering expressions about the 7:0 of the consistent FC, decisions which generally include instances of a political sort in our Supreme court, this is a lamentable yet serious turn of events.
"One of the most frightening existential dangers to any majority rules government is when residents think their legal executive holds no incentive for them or no utilization to them, this is the security danger that the National Security mechanical assembly attempted to draw the consideration of the country to as of late however was ineffectively gotten by the President and hIs party."
"It is alarming on the grounds that it compromises the harmony and dependability of our vote based system and we should rapidly address this quick spreading idea. In the event that care isn't taken, we will get to a state where individuals will have no second thoughts about going rogue since they don't have the certainty that they can get any equity in the framework.
'There is in this way, the critical requirement for the Ghanaian legal executive to attempt to win the trust and certainty of the populace and delete the generally held view of antagonism and political predisposition in judicial actions at the most elevated court of the land.
"Tragically, we have no expectation that the ongoing initiative of our legal executive can lead such a course of progress, we might dare to dream that the new Chief Justice will lead the cycle to fix the wrecked picture that our legal executive has gained throughout recent years."
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