Affidavit in opposition to AG’s motion to invoke the supervisory jurisdiction of Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Ghana
The Supreme Court of Ghana

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) 2020 Parliamentary Candidate for the Hohoe Constituency Professor Margaret Kweku, a resident at AH-066, Hohoe-Ahado in the Volta Region of the Republic of Ghana, deponent herein, 1st Interested Party herein and 1st applicant in the matter before the High Court, Ho, filed on December 23, 2020 and four (4) others have secured an affidavit in opposition to the Attorney General’s motion on notice to invoke the supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.

The oath was for the enforcement of her fundamental human rights and the fundamental human rights of the other four Interested Parties herein which is attached by the Applicant herein and marked as Exhibit “AG2” (hereinafter referred to as the “Human Rights Action”) and four (4) others thus; Simon Alan Opoku-Mintah (2nd interested party), John Kwame Obompeh (3rd interested party), Godfred Koku Kofie (4th interested party), and Felix Quarshie (5th interested party).

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According to the affidavit, Prof. Margaret Kweku stated that, she has the consent and authority of the four other Interested Parties herein to depose to the affidavit
jointly on their behalves as well as on her own behalf.

The other four Interested Parties herein referred as applicants to the Human Rights Action, hail from Santrokofi, Akpafu, Likpe and Lolobi traditional areas (hereinafter collectively referred to as “the SALL Area”) respectively.

She noted that, “at  the hearing of this application, her counsel shall seek leave of the honourable Court to refer to all processes filed in the matter as well as in the Human Rights Action as if same were set out in extenso herein and sworn to on oath.

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Background

On December 23, 2020, the counsel of Prof. Margaret Kweku did, in furtherance of the Human Rights Action, make an application ex parte to the High Court Ho, for orders of interim injunction on John-Peter Amewu, the Member of Parliament elect for the Hohoe Constituency.

According to the parties, that application, though essential to the present Application, is not exhibited in Applicant’s Affidavit in support.

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Prof. Margaret Kweku again said, she was duly informed, and has verily believe same to be true that an attempt by the Court Bailiff to serve the said order of interim
injunction on MR JOHN PETER AMEWU was met with a violent attack by persons reputed as his agents or workmen, causing him (the Court Bailiff) severe injuries.

The oath/ Affidavit following the Attorney General of the Republic of Ghana Madam Gloria Akufo application to invoke the supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court for an order of certiorari directed at the High Court, Ho, Volta Region, for the Supreme Court to quash the orders of the High Court, Ho, given 23rd December, placing an injunction against the Hohoe MP-elect taking his seat.

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Find attached the full affidavit in opposition to the AG’s motion on notice to invoke the supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.

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SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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