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‘Your Lordships can decide anyway you want’ – Tsatsu Tsikata tells Supreme Court judges

Lead Counsel for Assin North MP, James Gyakye Quayson, Tsatsu Tsikata on Tuesday told the Supreme Court Judges they can choose in any case they needed, however that wouldn't deny his client, the option to be heard.


This was his reaction when he was told by the seven-part board hearing a case including his client, to keep the Court's order.


The Case is being heard by Justices Jones Dotse, Agnes Dordzie, Nene Amegatcher, Mariama Owusu, Gertrude Torkonoo, Prof. Henrietta Mensah Bonsu Emmanuel Y. Kulendi.


The board had recently decided for Mr Tsikata, allowing his solicitation for an expansion of time to record a reaction to an argument documented against the MP.


The Court then brought up it had two remarkable movements. One was recorded by an occupant of Assin North, Michael Ankomah Nimfah, asking the Court to control the MP from performing Parliamentary obligations.


The different was recorded by Mr Tsikata for the MP, mentioning an underlying criticism regarding the solicitation that the MP is controlled.


Mr Tsikata took the view that it would be more fitting for the Court to initially manage his underlying protest, which he accepted could bring about an excusal of the solicitation by Mr Nimfah.


Leader of the Panel, Justice Jones Dotse, nonetheless, educated Mr Tsikata that the Court, as a component of endeavors to deal with its procedures, had concluded that it initially hears from attorneys for Mr Nimfah on the directive application.


He proceeded with that he can bring up his criticism when it's Mr Tsikata's chance to answer.


Mr Tsikata then promptly enlisted his dissent. He contended it was significant for his issue with being managed first.


An individual from the Panel, Justice Agnes Dordzie, immediately hopped in to call attention to that the Court had proactively chosen.


"The matter of today is pausing. We have dedicated practically the entire morning to you," Justice Dordzie said.


Mr Tsikata immediately answered that it was critical that he is heard with regards to this issue.


"My masters, it's critical that I am recorded on why I accept the protest ought to be taken first. This is a courtroom. We have a starter complaint.".


Equity Dordzie brought up that the Court had proactively chosen.


"The Court has chosen. Enough of this," she expressed.


Mr Tsikata, notwithstanding, had more to say


"This is an official courtroom. We have a primer protest. Your lordships can choose in any case you need, yet I need to be on record. We reserve the option to be heard.


"My lordship can't simply express enough of this. Enough of the law? Enough of specialists? Enough of what ties us? Enough of equity? It is likewise inside the right of guidance to have on record why he accepts it will be biased assuming procedures are dealt with along these lines".


Equity Dotse then, at that point, stepped in to peruse the decision of the Court.


He expressed that the Court had, as had been conveyed before, concluded that the application for order be taken first, then, at that point, the primer protest be raised when Mr Tsikata answers.


Subsequent to hearing oral contentions on these issues, the Court dismissed procedures to April 13 to convey its decision.

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