The Supreme Court of Ghana has dismissed a request by counsel for the petitioner in the ongoing election petition to examine the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission(EC), Jean Adukwei Mensa.
According to the court, the EC Chairperson, Jean Mensa cannot be compelled to mount the witness box to be cross-examined.
The court gave the ruling on Thursday, February 11, 2021.
However, counsel for the petitioner, Tsatsu Tsikata has indicated that he wants to reopen their case to subpoena the EC Chairperson.
The court has gone on recess but will be back to hear Mr. Tsatsu Tsikata’s case to subpoena the EC Chair.