Check how Supreme Court judges voted in Assin North MP case

The Supreme Court of Ghana
The Supreme Court of Ghana

The Supreme Court has restrained Mr. James Gyakye Quayson from holding himself as a Member of Parliament for the Assin North Constituency.

They also restrained him from representing the people of Assin North in Parliament and prohibited from performing Parliamentary duties.

A seven panel justices of the Supreme Court, which was chaired by Justice Jones Dotse have voted to restrain Mr. James Gyakye Quayson from holding himself as Assin North Constituency MP.

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Supreme Court restrains James Gyakye Quayson from representing Assin North in Parliament

The voting results turned out the, five (5) Judges voted against the MP while two (2) in his favour against the rulling.

JUDGES WHO VOTED AGAINST MR. JAMES GYAKYE QUAYSON

The five Judges who voted against him are, Prof. Henrietta Mensa Bonsu, Mariama Owusu, Gertrude Torkornoo, Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi and Dotse

JUDGES WHO VOTED IN FAVOUR OF JAMES GYAKYE QUAYSON

The two (2) Judges who voted in favour of Mr. James Gyakye Quayson are Agnes Dordzie and  Nene Amegatcher.

In a 5-2 decision on Wednesday, the Supreme Court explained that, this should be the status quo until the substantive case is settled on Mr. Gyakye Quayson’s dual citizenship.

The Assin North Constituency seat is said to have been declared vacant.

He was restrained in a final ruling given by the Supreme Court following a petition filed by Michael Ankomah-Nimfa, a resident of Assin Bereku in the Central Region of Ghana.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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