Hit the FOLLOW button to receive newly published articles. LIKE and SHARE the article. The citizenship status of the MP who was declared winner during the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections for Assin North Constituency, Mr. Joe Gyakye Quayson was questioned few weeks after the elections. A case was then filed against the Assin North MP to prove that he held a dual citizenship status prior to the elections and this was against the Constitution of the country.
The Cape Coast High Court in the Central Region has canceled the 2020 Assin North Parliamentary elections. The court, presided over by Justice Kwasi Boakye, further ordered for a fresh election to be conducted. The presiding judge held that the National Democratic Congress parliamentary candidate, Joe Gyakye Quayson, who won the polls, breached the constitution by not renouncing his Canadian citizenship.