Guinea Bissau, election of a new President of the Supreme Court of Justice
The judge - Councillor José Pedro Sambu was elected this Friday, December 10th, new President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Guinea Bissau, replacing Mamadú Saido Baldé, who died last August, following a complication due to Covid.
Out of an electoral body composed of 12 judges, 8 voted for Mr. Sambu, the two other candidates did not obtain any vote, four other judges did not participate in the vote.
The new President is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Bissau and was elected President of the National Electoral Commission (CNE) of Guinea-Bissau in February 2021.
The Supreme Court of Justice of Guinea Bissau is a founding member of the CJCA, since 2011.