AG presents 91 vehicles to 7 agencies

The Attorney-General (AG) and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame has presented 7 agencies under his Ministry with 91 vehicles.

The vehicles are geared towards enhancing the transportation capacities of the beneficiary agencies.

The beneficiary agencies include Copyright Office, the Ghana Law School, the Council for Law Reporting, Registrar General’s Department Legal Aid Commission, Economic and Organized Crime Office and the Law Reform Commission.

Speaking at a presentation ceremony on Wednesday, 9 February 2021 the AG enumerated some challenges facing the agencies under the Ministry of Justicen including poor physical infrastructure, grossly insufficient budgetary allocation for the operations of the agency, lack of vehicles to facilitate the efficient movement of state attorneys and technological challenges.

According to the Minister, the presentation of the vehicles was made possible following an appeal he made to cabined in June last year.

He indicated that the vehicles will enhance the works of the various agencies under the Ministry of Justice.

“The Council for Law Reporting currently has only two vehicles. Today, they will receive four more. The Law Reform Commission presently has only one vehicle – a pick-up vehicle which it acquired in 1996. Today, it will receive two new cars (one pick-up and a saloon car).

“The Copyright Office has five vehicles, the last of which they bought in 2008. Today, they receive two more. The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) will add 13 vehicles more to their fleet,” Mr Dame stated.


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