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Ghana wins case in Norway

Attorney General, Godfred Dame

The Oslo District Court has dismissed a suit challenging the processes by the government of Ghana to acquire Embassy in Norway.

In December 2018, it was alleged that government had bought a $12m property in Norway to be used as an Embassy.

The cost was said to have been inflated before the property was bought for $3.5million.

Fast forward, the Attorney General (AG) and Minister for Justice Godfred Yeboah Dame has disclosed that, an action challenging the processes of acquiring an Embassy in Norway has been dismissed.

Mr Dame who was delivering his Christmas message at a festival of nine lessons and Carols attended by the Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah and state Attorneys, said the suit was dismissed last Friday.

“In fact, just last Friday, (December 17), I received the good news from Norway that, the Oslo District Court has dismissed an action instituted against the government of Ghana in respect of the processes of the acquisition of an Embassy building in Norway,” the AG said of the litigation in the court of Norway.

According to the AG, his office has broken the storm and delivered the goods since ushered in office including dealing with over $70 million judgement debts.

“I was ushered into office with a huge judgement debt for more than $70 million waiting for me…Of course with the support of the team of Attorneys that I had, we broke the storm. We put our apts together – the Civil Division registered one victory after the other from the PDS action, which we won around June or July to the action against the Attorney General and the many other judgment debts which we avoided, we counted our victories as the year rode on.

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