COCOBOD Case: SC to rule on Opuni’s application seeking removal of trial judge

The Supreme Court will today, July, 28 rule on an application by former Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) CEO, Dr Stephen Opuni, seeking the removal of Justice Clemence Honyenuga from his trial.

Dr Opuni, the former CEO of COCOBOD who is standing trial with two others for allegedly causing financial loss to the state, has pleaded not guilty.

He has accused the trial judge of making unfair comments against him even before he opens his defence.

Per the application at the apex court, Dr Opuni wants the judge removed and the case assigned to a different judge.


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