A broadcast journalist with despite Media Afia Pokuaa a.k.a Vim lady has joined the debate surrounding whether the EC chairperson should be cross examined..
Mrs. Jean Mensa has been trending on social media for the past 24 hours after the lawyers of the Commission said that they do not want him to be crossed examined in the ongoing election petition hearing.
Speaking to the issue, Afia Pokuaa has said that Mrs Jean Mensa who is the chairperson of the Electoral Commission must also enter the witness box to be cross examined.
According to her, she thinks Electoral Commission chair Mrs Jean Mensa should be cross examined [go into the box] for the sake of transparency.
In a post, Afia Pokua said;
“For the sake of TRANSPARENCY and
building TRUST in the ELECTORAL PROCESS, I think E.C should go into the
box and allay all doubts about this process. My 2ghc opinion though.”
Mr. John Dramani Mahama who is the 2020 Presidential candidate for the NDC in in the Apex Court challenging the results of the election declared by the Electoral Commission.
In his argument, Mr. Mahama said that none of the Presidential candidates in the 2020 election obtained more than fifty percent of the total valid votes cast.
He is therefore asking the court to order the Electoral Commission to re-run the election between him and President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party.
SOURCE : Talkingdrum.com.gh