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Mahama files fresh application seeking to further amend earlier processes

BY: Enoch Darfah Frimpong
Mr Tsatsu Tsikata - Lead counsel for Mr Mahama in 2020 Election Petition
Mr Tsatsu Tsikata - Lead counsel for Mr Mahama in 2020 Election Petition

Former President John Dramani Mahama, who has petitioned the Supreme Court over the outcome of the December 2020 presidential election, has filed a fresh process at the apex court seeking leave to file an additional ground of review to the review application on the interrogatories.

The new application was filed at the Supreme Court at 2:30pm on Monday, January 25, 2021.

The Supreme Court is due to hear the 2020 presidential election petition filed by Mr Mahama on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Ahead of the appearance in court Tuesday, Mr Mahama's legal team filed another application at 2:30pm Monday seeking to further amend earlier processes.

The lead counsel for Mr Mahama, Mr Tsatsu Tsikata also intends to file and or argue an additional ground for his application for review filed on January 20, 2021.

One of the spokespersons for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo [2nd respondent] in the case, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who is also the Minister of Information designate thinks that "The effect is to occasion further delays in dealing with the five issues in the substantive matter. Its very unfortunate," he tweeted

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