EC, Akufo-Addo file witness statements to Mahama’s election petition

The respondents in the 2020 official political race request at the Supreme Court of Ghana have recorded their different observer proclamations and different cycles according to the sets of the apex court.

A seven-part board of the summit court last Wednesday guided the gatherings to document their observer articulation and starter complaints if any inside explicit timetables.

The petitioner, who is testing the December 7 races, previous President John Mahama, and his legal counselors have since recorded a movement for stay of procedures, in spite of being approached to document observer articulations and different shows last Thursday.

In a different observer articulation recorded by the respondents, the Electoral Commission, which is the first Respondent in a 20-passage witness proclamation dismissed to by the Chairperson of the Commission Jean Mensa in addition to other things denied vote cushioning for the second Respondent.

As per the commission, the Petitioner isn’t qualified for the cases he is looking for and supplicated the court to excuse the appeal.

With respect to the second Respondent in an observer dismissed to the court by Peter Mac Manu, in a 35-section observer explanation said “the moment activity is a ploy and a face-saving contrivance by the Petitioner, after the Petitioner and some senior individuals from his NDC had rashly articulated the by and large triumph in the political decision just to be gravely uncovered by aftereffects of the first Respondent.

The two respondents have likewise recorded fundamental lawful complaints contending that, the request doesn’t raise any sensible reason for activity and ought to be excused.

The board led by Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah with help from Justice Yaw Appau, Justice Samuel Marful-Sau, Justice Nene Amegatcher, Justice Prof Nii Ashie Kotey, Justice Marriama Owusu, and Justice Gertrude Torkornoo would sit on the issue on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

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