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c Files 2 Applications After Court Dismissed Motion To Reopen Case

The 2020 presidential candidate of the biggest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), former President John Dramani Mahama has filed two (2) new applications following the Supreme Court‘s dismissal of motion to reopen Court case.

 

The lead counsel for John Dramani Mahama (Petitioner), Barrister Tsatsu Tsikata filed the two new applications today being the 16th day of February, 2021.

Today, The Supreme Court of Justice dismissed the application by Mahama to reopen his election petition case Barrister Tsatsu Tsikata closed last week and members of the NDC can’t keep calm about this move made by the court. Mahama wanted to the Electoral Commission Boss, Mrs Jean Mensah to testify at the Supreme Court.

John Dramani Mahama (petitioner) is at the Apex Court, seeking an order for a re-run of the 2020 presidential election between himself and the 2020 flag bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

According to him (Mahama), no presidential candidate obtained more than 50% of the vote to be declared winner of the 2020 presidential election.

These new motions, he said included a review of the ruling by the court on February 11, that the EC Chair cannot be compelled to mount the witness box and a stay of proceedings pending the hearing of the review application.

Acknowledging the submission, Chief Justice Anin Yeboah said the court will move the motions for the two applications filed by the petitioner after a date has been given by the registrar.

He subsequently adjourned hearing to Wednesday February 17, 2021.

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