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Election petition: Supreme Court docket grants Mahama’s ask for to amend errors [ARTICLE]


The NDC filed a movement in courtroom and argues that an mistake was manufactured in the description and positioning of the events to be served the writ.

It also pointed out that there was a typographical mistake with a single of the reliefs in the writ.

It mentioned: “In the reduction numbered (f) on the writ which was repeated in paragraph 35(f) of the petition, there is a typographical mistake in the third and fourth strains, which refers to 1st Respondent [Electoral Commision] instead of 2nd Respondent [President Akufo-Addo].”

Attorneys for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Electoral Fee of Ghana (EC) opposed the motion for the amendment.

But the Apex Court docket, even so, held that the amendment will not in any way affect the election petition and appropriately granted it and requested the petitioner to file the modification by shut of currently, Thursday, January 14, 2021, and the Respondents are to do so Friday, December 15, 2021.

The court docket has adjourned to up coming Tuesday, January 19, 2021, for the pre-trial.

Previously, the Supreme Court docket granted a request by Mahama to have the proceedings of the 2020 election petition telecast reside on countrywide tv.

John Mahama was in courtroom for the listening to.

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