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Election petition versus EC, Akufo-Addo will fortify Ghana’s democracy – Muntaka Mubarak


MP-elect for Asawase Constituency, Muntaka Mubarak states the 2020 election petition offered by John Dramani Mahama from the EC and Akufo-Addo will strengthen Ghana’s democracy.

“I belong to the team that retains insisting that regardless of whatsoever it is, permit us go to courtroom.

“Some of us think that democracy receives strengthened by way of this procedure. Ignore about the final result, regardless of whether the result goes perfectly for you or not, it adds to the democratic credentials of the nation,” he noted.

Speaking to JoyNews’ Evans Mensah in an job interview, Muntaka Mubarak made statements that the appointment of Supreme Court docket judges by President Akufo-Addo may perhaps interfere with the delivery of justice.

“11 out of the whole Supreme Court docket judges were appointed by Nana Addo and persons assume this is absolutely nothing. In our heritage, we have in no way experienced the Supreme Courtroom go further than 15. As of March when we ended up vetting, we took the numbers to 19 and no a person claimed anything in this country.”

He, however, is hopeful the Supreme Courtroom judges will be rational to do the appropriate issue in examining the 2020 election petition.

“I want to believe that our judges will be rational. They will have to be aware of the consequences of no matter what final decision they take. I want to feel that they will do the right factor.”

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama Wednesday, filed a petition to obstacle the 2020 Presidential election outcomes declared by the Electoral Commission’s (EC) Chair Jean Mensa.

His motion follows a number of statements by the social gathering as it described the EC’s verdict as flawed and fictitious.

Muntaka Mubarak is resolute that the proof in possession of the NDC would alter the Presidential election success “even if President Nana Addo sits at section of the panel.”

“Whoever considered Malawi could ever have a rerun for the opposition to at any time earn it. Whoever thought in Kenya, the court docket would say ‘the evidence ahead of us is large, we just can’t allow for this injustice,” he extra.

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