BREAKING: Former Supreme Court Judge V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe dies at age 95

V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe dies at age 95

A former Supreme Court Judge of Ghana, Justice Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles Crabbe has died.

Justice Crabbe is said to have died Friday morning at a hospital in Accra after a short illness at the age of 95.

Justice Crabbe was born on October 29, 1923 at Ussher town in Accra and had his early education at the Government Junior and Senior Boys Schools in Accra.

He attended Accra Academy for his Cambridge Junior and Senior School certificates and went to London to study Economics at the City of London College Moorgate from 1950 to 1952.

V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe was Special Commissioner to the 1968 Constitutional Commission; Legislative Draftsmen to the 1969 Constituent Assembly which drafted the 1969 Constitution of Ghana. He was the Chairman of the 1979 Constituent Assembly and drafted the 1979 Constitution of Ghana.

He worked with the Constitutional Review Commission of Kenya and was Leader of the group of Draftspersons who drafted the Kenya Constitution. He did work the Zambian Constitutional Commission for the drafting of the Zambian Constitution as well with the Fiajoe Review Commission for the review of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.

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V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe was elected a fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and delivered an inaugural lecture on 15 March 2017 on the theme: The Philosophy of Man.


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