Lawyer Akoto Ampaw is dead

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Lawyer Akoto Ampaw
Lawyer Akoto Ampaw

The lead counsel for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the 2020 presidential petition, Akoto Ampaw, is reported dead.

One of Ghana’s most respected legal luminaries and human rights activist died today, 20th October 2023.

The cause of his death is not yet known, but it happened whilst on admission at the the University of Ghana Medical Center (UGMC).

Known as ‘Che Che’ right from his student days at the University of Ghana, Mr. Ampaw was also 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.

The late Lawyer Akoto Ampaw is one of the people who criticised the Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill. 

He is a graduate of the University of Ghana, LL.B., 1973 and the Ghana School of Law, B.L., 1993.

He dealt in Commercial Law, Company Law, Industrial Law, Litigation among others.

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