The Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood will on Thursday, January 7, swear five new circuit judges and nine magistrates into office.
This is to replace the corrupt judges who were dismissed from the bench following the judicial corruption expose’ by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
Some of them were removed with benefits while others were let go without any benefits.
Ghana was hit with a massive judicial scandal when it was revealed in an expose by Anas Aremeyaw Anas that Superior and lower court judges took bribes in order to free criminals.
According to the Judicial Council the ones removed with benefits showed remorse.
The five member Committee which investigated the matter was chaired by Justice Sophia Adinyira.