Appeal Hearing: Supreme Court has not given me motivation to be idealistic – Ayine

Representative for the attorneys of the candidate in the progressing political race appeal hearing Dr Dominic Ayine has said that he isn’t hopeful the solicitor will get a positive decision from the seat regarding whether they can return their case.

When asked by TV3’s Thomas Adotei Pappoe at a media commitment after court procedures on Monday February 15, the previous Deputy Attorney General said “If what has gone on before is anything to pass by I am not exceptionally hopeful . I’m disillusioned that the court may not give me motivation to be exceptionally idealistic.

“In any case, with regards to whether we have driven an adequate proof, the truth of the matter is that we drove proof to show there were infractions and you saw the way that we drove proof showing that there had been vote cushioning and they, when all is said and done, conceded that there had been vote cushioning.”

During procedures on Monday, Lead Counsel for the solicitor Tsatsu Tsikata told the Supreme Court that there is adequate premise to give the solicitation to summon the director of the first Respondent, Jean Adukwei Mensa to affirm for the situation.

Mr Tsikata had contended in court on Monday February 15 that, the affirmation of the first Respondent demonstrated that she planned to affirm, a recommendation that brought about the previous choice of the applicant to close his case for that to occur.

“We had the assumption that the director of the first Respondent will affirm” subsequently the conclusion of the case.

“The Chairperson of the first Respondent has in affirmation clarified that the applicant will not the slightest bit be biased in light of the fact that the inquiries that the candidate looked to have in interrogatories those will be topic in questioning,” Mr Tsikata told the court.

He added “There is an adequate premise from the conditions that emerged on ninth of February when we close our case and when there was assumption that the ensemble of the first respondent will really come and affirm.”

Advice for the first Respondent, Mr Justin Amenuvor as far as it matters for him told the Supreme Court on Monday February 15, that the candidate’s application to resume his case is a maltreatment of the court measures.

Mr Amenuvor told the court that a broad exploration he directed so far on resume of cases, focuses that since the customary law arose in Ghana as far back as 1876 no such endeavor has at any point been made.

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