ELections 2020

Election 2020 petition: Supreme Court’s ruling problematic, says Tsatsu Tsikata

Tsatsu Tsikata, lead counsel for John Dramani Mahama in the Election 2020 petition, has declared that the final verdict of the Supreme Court in the case is “problematic”. Speaking in an yet-to-be televised interview with KSM for the first time after the judgment, Tsikata insisted there is still no constitutionally elected president of Ghana based …

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TAG Series Panellists: Supreme Court’s verdict on election petition fair

Panellists at Asaase Radio’s Talk Act Grow (TAG) Series have concluded that the Supreme Court was fair in its judgement on the 2020 election petition. The theme for the maiden edition of the TAG series was “Unpacking the 2020 presidential election petition judgment.” The panellists included Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Budu, head of Law Centres at the Ghana …

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Freddie Blay to NDC: You now know your smoothness level

Freddie Blay, national chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has urged the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to move away from propaganda and contribute meaningfully to the progress of the country. “There has been too much propaganda. Some of us knew that the NDC had no case and yet they went to court, just …

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Supreme Court didn’t fail to prescribe electoral reforms, says Agyeman Budu

Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Budu, head of Law Centres at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has refuted claims that the Supreme Court failed to proffer electoral reforms in the Election 2020 petition judgment. Speaking in an interview with Kojo Mensah on The Asaase Breakfast Show on Friday, Agyeman-Budu said the substance of the …

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NDC supporters: Our leadership betrayed and failed us

Supporters of opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Asawase constituency of the Ashanti Region have accused the party’s leadership of betraying and failing its grassroot. It follows the recent allegation of betrayal levelled against the party’s leadership in parliament by its national communications officer Sammy Gyamfi following House’s approval of some ‘rejected’ ministers-designate.

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FULL TEXT: 2020 election petition judgment

The Supreme Court, by a unanimous decision, has affirmed the victory of President Akufo-Addo in the 2020 presidential election. “The petitioner has not produced any evidence to rebut the presumptions created by the publication of CI 135 for which his action has failed. We have, therefore, no reason to order for a rerun … we accordingly dismiss …

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FULL TEXT: Mahama’s reaction after Supreme Court dismissed petition

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Earlier today, the Supreme Court of Ghana delivered its verdict on a petition we filed against the declaration made on the evening of 9th December 2020 by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Mrs. Jean Mensa, on the Presidential Elections of December 7, 2020. My brothers and sisters, …

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I disagree with the process of trial and ruling of the court, says Mahama

John Dramani Mahama, the petitioner in the 2020 election petition says he disagreed with the process of the trial and ruling of the Supreme Court. “Much as I’m aware that we are legally bound by the decision of the highest court of the land, the Supreme Court of Ghana, I disagree with the process of …

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