Full text: Akufo-Addo, EC react to Mahama’s Election Petition, say it’s incompetent, baseless

Full text: Akufo-Addo, EC react to Mahama’s Election Petition, say it’s incompetent, baseless

[L-R] President Nana Akufo-Addo, EC Boss Jean Adukwei Mensa, and Ex-President John Mahama

The 1st and 2nd Respondent to the Election Petition filed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s Presidential Candidate for the 2020 General Election have reacted, describing the action as “incompetent and devoid of substance.”

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who is the 2nd Respondent in the matter says the Petition “does not measure up to the legal criteria for an action invoking this Honourable Court’s jurisdiction under article 64(1) of the Constitution.”

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President Akufo-Addo’s Response

Electoral Commission’s Response

On her part, the Electoral Commission which is the 1st Respondent denied allegations of “vote padding” contained in the Petition filed by Mr Mahama.

Read the full response of Akufo-Addo and the Electoral Commission

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