The Director of the Legal Affairs of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), Abraham Amaliba has said the party’s is still positive about the 2020 election petition.
According to him, despite the series of unanimous decisions which had gone against them in the hearing, they are still optimistic adding that they were taken their inspiration from the lead counsel, Mr Tsatsu Tsikata who remains resolute to the course.
“The mood is still what it is before we went to court. We are still upbeat .You know we are being led by a senior counsel, lead counsel whose resolve and persistence can never be broken by decisions that go against him”.
“……..so if a man of his age, at that age can be on his feet close to 2 -3 hours just addressing the court, if such a person is not dissolution, who am I to be dissolution, so we are taken our inspiration from him”.
He explained Mr Tsatsui Tsikata, a believer of procedures, rule of law and justice thinks the party should pursue the case to the final conclusion and that was what the party would do.
“Tsatsui Tsikata is a one person who believes in procedure, he believes in rule of law and above all he believed in justice so these are three considerations that continues to motivate him……. he thinks that we must get to the bottom of this matter, he also think that we should explore all available options available to us under the rule of law,” Mr Amaliba said.
He noted the party would not give up on the case as being suggested by a section of party faithfuls indicating that among the legal team they are still very positive.
John Mahama files petition to at Supreme Court to declare 2020 election results null and void
The flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama on December 30, 2020 petitioned the Supreme Court of Ghana to among other things declare the results of the 2020 Presidential elections null and void.
According to a petition filed by his legal team led by the renowned legal practitioner, Tsatsu Tsikata, the election results declared by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Jean Mensa breaches the 1992 Constitution hence should be declared unconstitutional.