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Asiedu Nketiah Faces Supreme Court Judges Today

General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, also known as General Mosquito who is one of two witnesses for former President John Mahama, is expected to step into the witness box today to testify against the EC today.

The Apex court yesterday dismissed the petitioner’s application requesting the court to review its ruling that denied his request to ask the  Electoral Commission (EC) some 12 questions.

The petitioner, former President John Mahama, and the NDC’s candidate wanted to ask the EC among other questions how it transmitted results of the 2020 elections and whether or not the National Communication Authority (NCA) played a role in the transmission of the results but the court declined permission.

The lead lawyer for the petitioner, Mr. Tsatsu Tsikata had argued that once in the 2013 election petition saw the admission of interrogatories, the court by precedence can allow the same to be done.

He said, the interrogatories if granted will be material to their witness statement and also to help the court expedite action in the hearing.

The respondents one after the other opposed to the grant of the review.

The apex court review panel of nine chaired by the Chief Justice unanimously dismissed on grants that the petitioner did not satisfy the court to reverse its earlier decision.

Apart from the review application and a motion to file additional ground to the review application by the petitioner being thrown out, two other applications for stay of proceedings and an abridgment of the time were earlier struck out as withdrawn.

The court has subsequently, directed the petitioner to put his first witness in the box tomorrow for the hearing to commence.

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