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Assin North parliamentary election: We will contest the ruling…Minority leader reacts
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Assin North parliamentary election: We will contest the ruling…Minority leader reacts

Hon Haruna Iddrisu and former President John Mahama Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu has described as a travesty of justice the ruling from the Cape Coast High Court annulling the outcome of the 2020 parliamentary elections in Assin North. He claims it is an attempt to use the courts to determine the balance of power in parliament but the minority remains unshaken. He says the judge erred in law and in facts. Addressing a media briefing in Parliament House, Mr. Iddrisu warns cooperation will suffer because of what has happened. The Court, presided over by Justice Kwasi Boakye, ordered for fresh elections to be conducted in theconstituency. The case of the petitioner is that the MP, Joe Gyaakye Quayson, at the time of filing to contest the 2020 parliamentary elections, had not re...
Cape Coast High Court cancels 2020 Assin North parliamentary election results
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Cape Coast High Court cancels 2020 Assin North parliamentary election results

A Cape Coast High Court has cancelled the parliamentary elections in the Assin North constituency in the 2020 parliamentary elections. The court presided over by Justice Kwasi Boakye, ordered for fresh elections to beconducted in the constituency. The case of the petitioner is that the MP at the time of filing to contest the 2020 parliamentary elections, had not renounced his Canadian citizenship and thus held dual nationality. He further avers that at the close of nominations on the 9th of October, the Assin MP had not still renounced his Canadian nationality. He says the Assin North MP who still holds himself as the MP is a complete violation of Article 94 (2a) and the court should declare his election null and void. Handing his judgement on Wednesday, the judge said the...
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