Supreme Court grants Mahama’s request for live telecast of election petition hearing

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The Supreme Court of Ghana has granted a request made by the 2020 Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama to telecast/broadcast on live Televisions and Radios the hearing of the election Petition challenging the December 2020 general elections.

This came ahead of the amendment of motion filed by the Petitioner, John Dramani Mahama and other pretrial hearing on 14th January, 2021.

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According to the Supreme Court, the Petitioner’s case of airing the the Election Petition will be aired on GTV live for the public to watch.

The Supreme Court of Ghana will, today, 14th January, 2020 start hearing the Election Petition case brought before it by John Dramani Mahama challenging the outcome of the Presidential election declared by the Electoral Commission’s Chairperson Mrs Jean Mensa.

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In a statement intercepted by Coverghana.com.gh earlier, indicates that, former President of Ghana and the 2020 Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama has made a request to the Supreme Court of Ghana asking for a live telecast/broadcast of his Petition hearing, challenging the 2020 Presidential election results.

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In a document sighted by Coverghana.com.gh said, “that counsel for and on behalf of petitioner shall move this Honorable Court for an order directing live transmission of the whole of the proceedings in this petition upon the grounds contained in the accompanying affidavit, and such for further or other orders as the Honorable Court may deem fit.”

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Meanwhile, the Petitioner will also file in court today asking the Supreme Court to allow the case to be aired across all the Media Houses in the Country.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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