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Election Petition: Supreme Court’s Decision Won’t Stand The Test Of Time – Tsikata

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Lead Counsel for the Petitioner in the Election Petition, Tsatsu Tsikata has indicated that the decision of the Supreme Court will not stand the test of time.

Speaking on the KSM show he said “I am convinced that in time some of the decisions which I am suggesting humbly are not right that [were] made by the judges about the interrogatories and so on; they are decisions which will not ultimately stand the test of time. That’s my conviction.”

Tsikata observed: “They won’t stand the test of time because when you look at the framework of the constitution that we have, and the way in which that framework seeks to make public officials accountable it is difficult to square that constitutional framework with decisions which just put a shield, a cordon around public officials and does not enable them to step forward to give an account of what they’ve done. So, I think that the whole constitutional framework that we have seeks to enhance the accountability of public officials.”

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The Supreme Court during the 2020 Election Petition unanimously dismissed an application filed by John Dramani Mahama asking it to review a decision to disallow him from asking the Electoral Commission some 12 questions.

Lead Counsel for the petitioner, Tsatsu Tsikata had argued that the interrogatories are relevant as it would help the apex court determine the authenticity of the result that was declared on December 9, 2020, by the EC.

Again, he explained that Order 22 under CI 47 can still be applied since it will not affect the 42-day timeline the court wants to meet under the CI 99.

But giving its ruling, the court held that the threshold required of the applicant to enable it to review its decision had not been met.
The Supreme Court explained that no exceptional circumstances had been demonstrated to necessitate the review powers of the court; neither had any new evidence been added to urge the court to take a different view.

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I Know The Killers Of Ahmed Suale – Kennedy Agyapong Drops Bombshell

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Maverick MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has said that he knows the murderers of late investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein Suale.

Kennedy Agyapong, has been accused by many of having a hand in the murder of the journalist, after he splashed his pictures on Live TV and threatened him prior to his murder.

Over two years after the murder, the Police is yet to bring the perpetrators to book.

However, Kennedy Agyapong has claimed that he knows the killers of the deceased journalist.

In an interview with Accra-based Kingdom FM, the outspoken legislator threatened to name the killers if the police are refusing to.

The MP served the Police a one-week ultimatum to name the killers or he would do that himself.

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The Corruption Is Too Much, Deal With It – Chief Imam To Akufo-Addo

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The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Shaributu has charged President Akufo-Addo to put his foot down and have a firm grip on corruption and rising unemployment in the country.

In a speech read on his behalf by his spokesperson, Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, the Chief Imam bemoaned how the youth continue to engage in social vices because of lack of employment opportunities.

He lauded the President for his renewed fight agaisnt galamsey and measures put in place to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.

Sheikh Nuhu Shaributu congratulated the President for his position taken on same-sex relationships which he described as predatory and against the cultural values of Ghana.

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You Have Only One Week To Name Ahmed Suale Killers Else…. – Kennedy Agyapong To Ghana Police

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Assin central legislator, Kennedy Agyapong has threatened to disclosed names of persons he believes murdered investigative journalist, Ahmed Suale should the Police fail to put their investigations out in a week’s time.

Speaking on Kingdom FM, he said the Police has the capacity to expose the killers of the late Suale and should they fail to do that, he’ll have no choice than to bring some names he has.

‘’ I’m giving the Ghana Police Service a one-week ultimatum to announce those who killed Ahmed Suale or I will personally bring out the names of the people who killed Ahmed Suale,’’ Kennedy Agyapong exclusively told Reynold Agyemang on ‘Pae Mu Ka’ on Accra-based Kingdom FM 107.7

“The delay in serving justice in this instance is inexplicable and inordinate. True, it is not within the bounds of possibility to bring Suale back to life, but it is within the confines of the capacity of the Police to bring the perpetrators to book. This is our conviction, ”he added.

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