Electronic Communication Tribunal


The Chairman of the Public Services Commission (PSC), Mrs. Bridget Katsriku has inaugurated the Electronic Communication Tribunal in Accra. This is in accordance with the provisions of Section 88 to 93 of the Electronic Communication Act, 2008 (Act 775) to consider appeals against decisions or orders made by the National Communication Authority (NCA).

The three-man Tribunal is chaired by Justice Samuel Kofi Date-Bah, a retired Supreme Court Judge, and has Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor, a lecturer at University of Cape Coast (UCC), Mr. Biadela Mortey Akpadzi, Executive Director of Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) as members.

Mr. Tawia Akyea, Principal Lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) is the Registrar. Mrs. Fuseina I. Yakubu is the Secretary in the Registry of the Tribunal.

Inaugurating the Tribunal, Mrs. Katsriku expressed her gratitude to the Chairman, Members and the Registrar for accepting the call to be part of the Tribunal, which she described as an “important good governance mechanism”.

On behalf of the members, the Chairman of the Tribunal expressed his gratitude to the Commission for the confidence reposed in them, and assured the Commission that they will dispense justice fairly.

Justice Date-Bah, disclosed that the Tribunal shall commence work as soon as the rules of Procedure have been approved by a Panel of the Tribunal, specifically, convened for the purpose and promulgated as a Legislative Instrument by the Board.

The Public Services Commission is a statutory body mandated by Section 89 of the Electronic Communication Act to appoint the Chairman, Members, a Registrar and other staff necessary for the operation of the Tribunal.



Last Updated ( Wednesday, 25 November 2015 14:13 )