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GIMPA’s Akapame Appointed Visiting Lecturer At Temple University

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Lawyer, Clement Akapame, has been appointed a visiting professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law. 

He teaches International Commercial Law in GIMPA Law School’s LL.M. program and Commercial Law in the institution’s LL.B. program.

According to a post on GIMPA’s website, the appointment was a result of GIMPA’s academic cooperation and partnership with Temple University Beasley School of Law. 

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It said, “As part of our academic cooperation and partnership with Temple University Beasley School of Law, we are pleased to announce that our very own Clement Kojo Akapame Esq. has been appointed as a visiting professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law”.

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The Temple University in Philadelphia, USA, and the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), signed an academic partnership/collaboration agreement on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, in Philadelphia, USA.

The Temple website post among others disclosed that “Temple Law has longstanding ties to Ghana. During the 1970s, Temple Law ran an active exchange program in Ghana, working with the University of Ghana’s Professor John Mills, who later went on to be the president of Ghana from 2009-2012. Mills was also a visiting professor of tax law at Temple in 1978-79 and 1986-1987. Over 40 Ghanaian students have earned a Temple LLM degree”.

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Again it said, “Moreover, Ghanaian jurist Samuel Gyandoh was on the Temple Law faculty from 1982 to 2002. From 1978-79, as Ghana was transitioning from military to civilian rule, Gyandoh was a member of the Constitutional Commission that drafted the Ghanaian constitution of 1979″.

Lawyer Clement Akapame among others provides support to the Management of GIMPA Governing Council as Acting Legal Counsel of the Institute, where his main tasks include specific legal advice on compliance, drafting, and legal due diligence. 

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