Lawyer Akoto Ampaw Is dead1 min read
Lawyer Akoto Ampaw Esq has been confirmed dead.
He was a veteran Ghanaian lawyer and human rights, activist.
Details on the cause of his passing are currently scanty, but social media is awash with tributes from some Ghanaians including legal practitioners eulogising the legal luminary.
Akoto Ampaw was the head of the legal team, who defended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s win in the 2020 Presidential elections at the Supreme Court.
The lawyer was tipped to be named Special Prosecutor following the president’s assent to the Office of Special Prosecutor Bill.
Known as ‘Che Che’ right from his student days at the University of Ghana, Mr. Ampaw was part of the New Patriotic Party’s legal team in the Electoral Petition of 2013.
He is a partner of Akufo-Addo’s law firm, Akufo-Addo, Prempeh & Co.
Lawyer Ampaw has an impeccable legacy in the legal fraternity especially championing human rights campaigns and fair justice.
He is a graduate of the University of Ghana, LL.B., 1973 and the Ghana School of Law, B.L., 1993.