A Wenchi High Court on Thursday, December 17 dismissed a petition filed by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Sene West Constituency, Joseph Markay Kuma.
His lawyers led by NPP Deputy General Secretary Nana Obiri Boanhen told TV3’s Komla Kluste in an interview that the court has dismissed the case.
The NPP PC had gone to court to pray it to declare their candidate winner of the Sene West seat during the polls on December 7.
The ruling by the Court paves way for the Electoral Commission (EC) to determine the way forward.
The Court has, meanwhile, awarded a cost of GH¢6,000 against the petitioners for withdrawing their application for the interlocutory injunction that was attempting to block the EC from announcing the results of that constituency.
On Monday, December 14, Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa insisted that the NDC had won both Techiman South and Sene West constituencies in the parliamentary elections.
He said the NDC won 138 out of the total of 275 constituencies and not 136 constituencies as declared by the EC.
“Respect the people’s verdict and mandate. Don’t usurp the will of the people. We have the majority. We have 138. Techiman South and Sene West belong to the NDC. We have won convincingly.”
“If they want us to cooperate at inauguration, midnight from January 6, 2021, allow us choose our Speaker. Let the Majority be accorded what it is due so far as the constitution is concerned,” he added.
By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana