Mabel Agyemang



Who is Mabel Agyemang?

Her Ladyship Mrs. Justice Mabel Maame Agyemang née Banful, is the Chief Justice of the Republic of the Gambia. She is the first female Chief Justice of The Gambia.

Since she was called to the Ghanaian Bar in 1987 and the Ghanaian Bench soon after, she has served in the judiciaries of the Governments of Ghana, the Gambia and Swaziland.

She began working for the Commonwealth Secretariat as an expert judge in 2004, first being sent to the Gambia where she spent four years as a High Court judge, and then to Swaziland for two years in a similar capacity. She returned to the Gambia in 2010, as an expert Appeal Court Judge still with the Commonwealth Secretariat. One of her notable judgments is her judgment on the right to free education in Swaziland.

She is a devout Christian and is currently married with two children.

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