Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin Yeboah has declared today to Friday, July 23 as Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR week.
As such, all lower courts in the country are expected to start settling cases through alternative dispute resolution.
This year’s ADR Week is dubbed: ‘Making Our Courts User-friendly Through the Use of ADR’.
A statement from the Judicial Service, indicates that 131 lower courts will participate in the nationwide exercise, with the aim of reducing the backlog of cases at these courts.
These would be in 33 circuit courts and 98 district courts.
A Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Irene-Charity Larbi will later in the day address journalists in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region to mark the official opening of the Week