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Emmanuel Kulendi Yornny

Emmanuel Kulendi Yornny

His Lordship Emmanuel Yornny Kulendi is a Ghanaian judge. He is a functioning Justice of the Ghanaian Supreme Court.

1963

childhood and education
29 November 1963

childhood and education

He hails from the Issa community in the Upper West region of Ghana and is the fourth child among his mother's seven offspring. Before enrolling at Wa Secondary School (currently Wa Senior High Technical School), he received his primary education at Ndama Primary School.

1989

University Education
14 June 1989

University Education

He studied at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology before enrolling at the University of Ghana.He graduated as a barrister-at-law and later earned a master's degree in arts from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

2020

Appointment to Supreme Court
17 March 2020

Appointment to Supreme Court

Yornny was chosen to serve as a justice on Ghana's Supreme Court. He rapidly established a reputation for being a just and unbiased judge, and people respected his decisions.

2020

Award
23 June 2020

Award

Yornny received an honorary degree from the University of Ghana, which he previously attended. The degree was given to Yornny in honor of his excellent accomplishments in the legal field and his dedication to social justice. Yornny praised his loved ones, friends, and coworkers in his award speech for their encouragement during his career.

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