The December 7 elections Petitioner, John Dramani Mahama, has told the Supreme Court that it erred in its ruling on Thursday, February eleven, 2021, permitting the respondents no longer to name their witnesses for cross-exam.
Seeking a evaluate of the choice, Mr Mahama says the Court “made essential mistakes of law, such as the ruling being per incuriam of statute and former decisions of the Supreme Court”.
He provides that “these fundamental mistakes have occasioned a miscarriage of justice against me, as are set out inside the Statement of Case herewith attached”.
On Monday, February 8, lawyers of the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo – the 1st and 2d respondents respectively – closed their instances via electing now not to present their witnesses for pass-exam.
There had been excessive hopes of the move-examination of the Chair of the Commission, Jean Adukwei Mensa, by means of the petitioner’s lead recommend, Tsatsu Tsikata, that some of the contributors of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) had been calling for a vacation.
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Mr Tsikata, in arguing his case, had said Mrs Mensa couldn't skip pass-examination.
“It is our respectful submission that by means of submitting its witness declaration, the First Respondent has clearly crossed the bridge as some distance as establishing the witness up for cross-exam is concerned. That bridge has been crossed, the ship has already been sailed.”
But after arguments have been heard on Tuesday, February nine, the Supreme Court ruled that neither Mrs Mensa nor Peter Mac Manu may be pressured to seem within the witness box.
The ruling changed into by a unanimous decision.
But the petitioner on Tuesday, February 16 filed for evaluate of that ruling, having hinted of equal on that day.
“I am further cautioned and verily believe that those essential mistakes of law, that have occasioned a miscarriage of justice, constitute outstanding instances that warrant the Court reviewing its own selectionthree informationGhana.
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