Lawful light, Tsatsu Tsikata says he doesn’t lament surrendering his youth desire of turning into an adjudicator.
This, as indicated by the previous CEO of the Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC), is a direct result of the ‘intense’ nature of the work and the pretended by judges.
Talking on the KSM Show on Pan African TV, Mr Tsikata who is at present the lead counsel for previous President John Dramani Mahama in the progressing 2020 political decision appeal hearing said, while he stayed an attorney, he built up an interest in oil and gas and outfitted towards the business.
“I’m very happy I didn’t turn into an adjudicator for the basic explanation that I have really moved in various ways that is looked for of not carefully legitimate practice.
“For example, in oil and gas, what got going from the law point however turned into a more extensive oil and gas global experience, and honestly that has been the enthusiasm for the last 30 to 40 years.
“It is as yet associated with the law and I find the opportunity to rehearse the law.Furthermore, honestly, judges likewise have a difficult task so I don’t begrudge them by any means,” he said.
Clarifying how he got into law, Mr. Tsikata told have, Kwaku Sintim-Misa that at nine years old he had effectively decided to turn into a legal advisor on account of how intrigued he was by his uncle; additionally an attorney.
“My uncle Justice Akpaloo intrigued me into law. When I did my grant meeting to go to Mfantsipim, I was at that point telling the questioners that my point was to be a legal advisor and eventually to be an appointed authority. A large portion of the questioners were alarmed by the aspiration of this young man,” he added.
Once more, Mr. Tsikata clarified that he dismissed the official absolution from previous President John Agyekum Kufuor in 2008 in light of the fact that his organization was keen on imprisoning him.
It will be reviewed that on Wednesday, June 8, 2008, a High Court directed by Justice Henrietta Abban imprisoned Mr. Tsikata for wilfully making monetary misfortune the state.
Yet, eight years on, the Court of Appeal decided that the High Court unjustifiably imprisoned Mr. Tsikata and along these lines got him free from any bad behavior after Mr. Tsikata petitioned for an allure.
Giving further subtleties, the legitimate professional saw that there was a plot to fix the accomplishment chalked by previous President Jerry John Rawlings in the oil and gas industry.
All things considered, he was made a substitute, since he was the CEO of the Commission during the Rawlings organization.
“There was a ‘assurance’ by the Kufuor government to criticize how Rawlings had dealt with the GNPC and I realized it would come down to me,” Tsatsu said.