The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is the 2nd Respondent in the 2020 election petition filed at the Supreme Court by the NDC’s flagbearer John Dramani Mahama.
Asiedu Nketiah in his testimony to support his flagbearer, further, indicated that the Chairperson of the 1st Respondent, namely the EC, who also served as the Returning Officer for the Presidential Election, determined in good faith that her declaration on December 9, 2020, was in
However, he explained, “her constitutional duty to be fair and candid required her, among other things, to acknowledge the error, set aside her erroneous declaration and proceed on the path to correcting her error, respecting the rights of all candidates including [the] Petitioner, to participate in the process towards the making of such a correction.”
He stated further that the lack of transparency regarding figures thrown up by one or more officials of the 1st Respondent seeking to justify, after the event, Jean Mensah December 9, 2020, purported declaration, “undermines the whole attempt at ‘correction’ of what was indisputably an error-ridden declaration and shows that figures were simply being cooked to achieve a certain objective
Hearing Continues today at the Supreme Court today.