The visit was to appeal to the Chief Justice to grant the Aflao Traditional Council permission
to temporarily use one of the Judicial Service’s closed facility at Zuime Aflao as an office to
prevent the building from deteriorating and completely collapsing.
The facility located in the Ketu South Municipality, previously housed the District and Circuit
Courts before the Municipal Assembly constructed a new building to house the Aflao Circuit Court
and the District Court was relocated to the Assembly’s premises.
Chief Justice Anin Yeboah agreed to their request. “On principle, I have agreed”, he said.
The Chief Justice reiterated the fact that the Judiciary exists to serve the people, as justice emanates from
them. “Justice emanates from the people, hence we encourage all to air their views and grievances. We are here to serve them,he said.
The Paramount Chief with his entourage presented gifts (a nicely woven kente cloth and drinks) to the Chief Justice.
According to Togbui Wenya II, Linguist to the Paramount Chief, “the gesture is in line with tradition
and to strengthen the existing relationship between the people of Aflao and the Judiciary. The people
of Aflao will forever be grateful to the Judiciary for the cordial relationship that exists between the two”, he said.
He also expressed the Chief’s profound gratitude to the Chief Justice for his prompt response to seeking
an audience with him and the subsequent warm reception received.
his entourage. “I am very grateful for everything and this visit will always be in my memory, as
this is the first time I am meeting a plethora of chiefs as Chief Justice”, he said.
in a posewith the Paramount Chief of Aflao (6th from left) and his entourage