Ex-President of Ghana and candidate of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has filed a petition to subject the presidential outcomes of the unbiased currently concluded 2020 typical elections in the nation.
The petition, filed in opposition to the nation’s electoral commission and present president, Nana Akufo-Addo, who was once re-elected, comes after Mahama earlier vowed to dispute the election outcomes
Mahama, in the petition submitted by his lawyers, argued that the presidential outcomes as declared by the nation’s electoral commission chairperson, Jean Mensa, were unsuitable and failed to characterize the need of the folks.
The NDC presidential candidate has moreover described the electoral commission’s verdict as fictitious, bringing up that the outcomes were manufactured to favour the governing Unique Patriotic Birthday party (NPP).
The petition, dated December 30 with Writ Quantity J1/5/2021 and titled ‘Presidential Election Petition’ has been submitted prior to the Supreme Court of Accra.
The event’s stance has since been strongly defended by NDC supporters who delight in hit the streets to expect that the announcement be overturned.
The event has, then yet again, maintained that this will possible continue with all legitimate actions which shall be currently being mature by event supporters to drum residence their expect.
Akufo-Addo was once declared the winner of the December 7 vote with 51.59 percent, ahead of the opposition Nationwide Democratic Birthday party’s (NDC) candidate, faded President Mahama, who had 47.37 percent of the votes.
The attain comes amid preparations for President Akufo-Addo’s swearing-in ceremony scheduled for January 7, 2021.