The National Executive Committee(NEC) of the main opposition NDC will today December 29, 2020, give the approval to commence the court action in the electoral disputes.
It comes after the NDC’s resolve to file a petition to challenge the results announced by the Electoral Commission by Wednesday.Wednesday, December 30 is the deadline for the mandated 21 days given under the country’s electoral laws for any aggrieved party in the election to file a legal challenge.
Mr Rockson Nelson Deafeamekpor, a member of the NDC’s legal team, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that “After sleepless nights, we have gone through all the pink sheets and have relevant documents to present to the Court.”
Mr Deafemekpor said the Party would seek not more than three reliefs in connection with the “evidence gathered.”
“We will go to court. We have made that clear and certainly, by Wednesday, all these matters would be placed before the Court,” he said.The party’s NEC is scheduled to meet at 12:30 pm at GNAT Hall, in Accra to officially approve the legal challenge to be launched by their team of Lawyers.