The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has approved the party’s decision commence a legal action to challenge the outcome of the just ended 2020 elections verdict at the Supreme Court.
The process begins todsy after a NEC meeting on Wednesday, 29th December, 2020.
The party claims the Electoral Commissioner Jane Mensa “rigged” the elections in favor of the incumbent President Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
A Statement signed by Johnson Aseidu Nketia said the party will also adopt other options to demand justice for the innocent lives lost during the elections.
“The NEC decided that the NDC will contest the results of the rged elections inthe Supreme Court and other appropriate fora.”
It continued “Inadtion, the party will continue all legtimate actions, including protestations, to press home its demand for the government of President Akufo-Addo to enforce the rule of law and protect life and property in Ghana and, in particular, to take all necessary measures to bring to swift justice those responsible for the murders, injuries and destruction of property before, during and in the aftermath of the general elections.”
However, a member of the NDC’s legal team Abraham Amabila in a recent media engagement stated the party will also request for the election petition to be telest live on national television.
However, TamaleOnline News has learnt the NDC will be led by veteran private legal practicioner Lawyer Tsatsu Tsekata who represented the party in the 2012 election petition.