A former Deputy Attorney General Dr Dominic Ayine has said that the 2020 election petition filed by the Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama at the Supreme Court can be heard within two weeks just as what happened in Kenya.
He said on the Key Points Programme on TV3 Saturday December 2 that the 42-day period set out by the new rules for the Justices of the Supreme Court to handle the case, in his view, is too long.
A new directive was given to the justices of the apex court ahead of the December 7 2020 elections to hear any election dispute within 42 days.
In the last election petition hearing after the 2012 polls, it took the highest court of the land some nine months to arbitrate the petition.
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