Corporate Ghana, populace winners in election petition - GBA

BY: Isaac Yeboah

Nene Amegatcher, GBA President The Ghana Bar Association has issued a statement commending all who played various roles in the election petition that was decided on Thursday, ending an eight-month long legal battle over the validity of the results of the 2012 presidential elections.

The statement signed by Nene Amegatcher and Justin Amenuvor, president and secretary of the GBA, thanked the nine Supreme Court judges for coming to a decision in the historic case, congratulated President John Mahama on being validated as the winner of the December polls and Nana Akufo-Addo for using legal means to ventilate his grievances.

"The GBA believes that there is Corporate Ghana and the 24 million Ghanaians are all shareholders. The success therefore in the government processes inures to the benefit of all Ghanaians..."

Click to read the full statement.