[Full Document]: Supreme Court rulling on Assin North MP James Gyakye Quayson

The Supreme Court of Ghana
The Supreme Court of Ghana

• On Wednesday, 13th April, 2022, the Supreme Court has restrained James Gyakye Quayson from representing Assin North in Parliament.

• James Gyakye Quayson was directed by the Court to stop holding himself as the Member of Parliament for the Assin North constituency.

• He has been prohibited from performing Parliamentary duties.

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

• The decision was taken by a seven panel justices of the Supreme Court, chaired by Justice Jones Dotse.

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

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

Check how Supreme Court judges voted in Assin North MP case

• 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.

James Gyakye Quayson responds to Supreme Court’s ruling

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SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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