Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, a representative for President Nana Akufo-Addo in the progressing political race request case says the respondents are similarly at freedom to summon the candidate, John Dramani Mahama to affirm by and by in court.
Giving his agent’s rundown of the present sitting and what their side means to do should the applicant’s legitimate group summon madam Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) to be interviewed, Mr. Opppong Nkrumah revealed that there is the probability for them to tow a comparable way to have John Mahama likewise summoned for questioning.
“Contingent upon what the court chooses to do, our senior attorneys will make their next line of move. Surely, I’ve heard discussions that on the off chance that they choose for summon the EC Chair, perhaps, we should likewise choose for summon the applicant to be brought into the crate. I couldn’t say whether they will consent to it toward the day’s end, yet it is important for the different discussions”, he said on Thursday.
The remark returns on the of the solicitor’s conflict with a decision by the Justices of the Supreme Court who have consistently maintained an application by the two respondents – the Electoral Commission and President Nana Akufo-Addo–not to have their observers affirm.
The solicitor’s Counsel, Mr. Tsatsu Tsikata has just made the court mindful he is discontent with the choice and is, in this manner “applying to return our case and on that premise, we are giving a summon routed to the administrator of the Electoral Commission of Ghana.”
“We are of the deferential and humble view that as the court said today, the guideline is that you can’t force a gathering under these conditions to cite proof”, Mr. Oppong Nkrumah told the press.
The Information Minister-assign additionally criticized the previous President of relinquishing his own case he has recorded having gone to procedures just twice since the beginning of the consultation saying “as you have seen, not at all like the solicitor who gives off an impression of being surrendering the case since he’s been here twice, we are consistently here”.
He, in any case, expressed the respondents’ observers are ever prepared to mount the observer box should the court think that its basic to the last assurance of the matter.
“In the event that it gets essential, we’ll be glad to mount the container. I continue to reveal to you that Chairman Mac Manu comes here consistently arranged. In the event that they [petitioners] pass a boundary, and we need to affirm, we’ll do that”.
Then, John Mahama’s lawful group has served notice of looking for an audit of the Supreme Court’s decision not to have the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission mount the observer box.