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US based Ghanaian legal practitioner and professor of Law, professor Kwaku Asare popularly known as Kweku Azar has challenged the Justice Boakye to explain to Ghanaians why he plagiarized page 44 of his judgement from Wikipedia.
In a Facebook post on the professor of Law’s page, he called on the judge to explain the statement to him.
From the screenshot prof Kwaku Azar shared, it appeared that the page 44 of the judge’s decision was copied verbatim from Wikipedia as show in the following pictures.
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The circled statement was taken verbatim into the page 44 of the yesterday’s court rulling.
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Meanwhile, yesterday, Justice Boakye upheld that Hon Joe Gyekye Quayson, the parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress in the 2020 parliamentary elections has breached the provisions of the constitution with regards to dual citizenship and hence cannot classify himself as MP again. This implies that the Assin North seat which belonged to the National Democratic Congress has been
However, professor Kwaku Asare advised that it is not advisable to copy judgement from the Wikipedia even if cited because it cannot be wholly relied on.