Ghana’s Chief Justice Breaks Ground for $14 Million UGSoL Multipurpose Building.

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Chief Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo officiated the groundbreaking ceremony for a state-of-the-art multipurpose building at the University of Ghana School of Law (UGSoL). This momentous occasion also marked the launch of the 2023 UGSoL alumni homecoming. This $14 million project will transform legal education in the country and is expected to elevate UGSoL to new heights.

Recalling her student days at UG four decades ago, the Chief Justice recounted studying under a tree with lecture rooms accommodating around 100 students. She affirmed that this project symbolizes the impressive growth of UG and UGSoL as the nation’s premier university and law school.

All Included Features In $14 Million UGSoL Multipurpose Building.

Once completed, the $14 Million UGSoL Multipurpose Building, along with its accompanying facilities, will feature a 1,500-seat auditorium. Additionally, we will include approximately 50 lecture rooms with capacities ranging from 16 to 1,000 seats and two 750-seat moot courts. 100 offices, a 500-seat library, a gymnasium, a clinic, a cafeteria, a baby bay, a bookshop, and even a rooftop bar, among other amenities, will be available.

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The Chief Justice emphasized the importance of quality legal education for the rule of law. She called on all stakeholders in legal education, including Parliament, to prioritize investments in quality legal education.

Mr. Tuah-Yeboah commended UGSoL for expanding legal education. Furthermore, this will be through graduate law programs, and stated that the School deserves this outstanding edifice.

Prof. Amfo highlighted the potential of the new $14 Million UGSoL multipurpose building complex. The project will foster innovation and scholarship within the legal profession. Additionally, it will also be appealing to alumni and partners to support the project’s timely completion.

Prof. Atuguba expressed gratitude to faculty members. The former deans, staff, and alumni for their significant contributions were included in kick-starting this monumental project.

The construction of this impressive facility will enable the University of Ghana School of Law to continue its legacy of excellence and shape the future of legal education in Ghana.