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CSO petitions against nomination of Hawa Koomson

Care for Free and Fair Elections Ghana (“CARE” GHANA), a civil society Organisation, has petitioned Mr Alban Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament and the Leadership, to reject the nomination of Madam Mavis Hawa Koomson, as Minster for Fisheries and Aquaculture. A statement signed by Mr David Kumi Addo, Executive Secretary, …

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Petitioner files motion to compel EC to produce documents

Counsel for the Petitioner in the Election 2020 case has filed a motion for an order compelling the Electoral Commission produce for inspection some documents relating to the 2020 polls. The alleged documents are the originals of Constituency Presidential Election results collation forms (Form 9) for all Constituencies in Ghana …

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Petitioner: We are extremely satisfied with testimony of Asiedu Nketia

Madam Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, a Spokesperson for the Petitioner in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition has said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Party was extremely satisfied with the testimony given by Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia. “In fact, nothing that he has said undermines our case. Indeed, everything he said goes …

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I didn’t cause NPP’s loss in La-Dadekotopon Constituency – Sowah Odotei

Mr Vincent Sowah Odotei, former Member of Parliament (MP) for the La-Dadekotopon Constituency, has denied claims by delegates of the New Patriotic Party, alleging that he caused the loss of the party in the 2020 parliamentary election. The delegates in the constituency on Friday January 29, 2021, held a news …

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We were looking to reconcile the figures with EC – Asiedu Nketia

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, a witness in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition on Monday said the National Democratic Party (NDC) was looking for a meeting with the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission to reconcile the figures in the 2020 results. Mr Nketiah was responding to a question by Justice Yaw …

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Election Petition: Dr Kpessa-Whyte to mount witness box today

Dr. Michael Kpessa-Whyte, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, will mount the witness box for the Petitioner, Former President John Dramani Mahama, in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition today, Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Dr Kpessa-Whyte is one of the two representatives of the Petitioner stationed at the National …

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Election Petition: Video of Asiedu Nketia played in Court

The Supreme Court on Monday played a video, which portrays that Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia, a witness for the petitioner had told the whole world through various press conferences that the Petitioner John Dramani Mahama had won the 2020 presidential election. At the last sitting of the court, Mr. Nketia, …

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I haven’t told the world that Petitioner won the 2020 Elections – NDC General Secretary

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has denied at the Supreme Court that he had told the whole world that John Dramani Mahama won the Election 2020. According to him he never stated at a press Conference that Mr. Mahama won the elections. …

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NPP refutes Minority’s claim of not supporting relief for students

The Majority New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Parliament has debunked claims by the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it did not support the motion to provide reliefs to students of public tertiary institutions. The Majority also refuted assertions from the NDC that it did not want to build consensus …

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Parliament rejects motion for President absorb university fees

Parliament has rejected a motion to request the President to take urgent steps to absorb the fees of students of public tertiary education institutions for the 2000/2021 academic year. Additionally, the relief package was to be extended to accredited private universities as part of the national COVID-19 alleviation measures being …

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