Kweku Baako heads to Supreme Court in petition against removal of Charlotte Osei
- Kweku Baako has filed a suit at the Supreme Court against the removal of Charlotte Osei
- Earlier on, a concerned citizen, Fafali Nyonator petitioned the Supreme Court to declare her sacking as 'null and void'
- Charlotte Osei has commented on her removal saying her good deeds will be judged by posterity
Editor-in-chief of the Crusading Guide Newspaper, Kweku Baako, has petitioned the Supreme Court to cancel the removal of the electoral commissioner, Charlotte Osei.
In a writ filed to the courts, Kweku Baako makes the case that the Chief Justice committee which investigated petitions for the removal of the EC Boss exceeded its constitutional mandate. He believes the entire impeachment process was 'inconsequential'.
So far, the attorney general has been sued over the removal of the electoral commissioner and her two deputies.
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This comes from a concerned citizen called, Fafali Nyonator who wants a declaration that the determination of Her Ladyship, the Chief Justice, of the prima facie case pursuant of article 146 of the Constitution for the removal from office of the chairperson of the EC is inconsistent with article 130 (a) of the Constitution as the said determination Her ladyship usurped the exclusive jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
The dismissal of Charlotte Osei sent shock waves to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) which believes this was a ploy to influence future elections in the favour of the party.
The dismissal of the EC heads has left three major spots in the country's electoral commission empty.
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In the midst of all these controversies, Charlotte Osei issued a statement thanking friends and supporters for their prayers and support through these times. After narrating the experience of surviving death threats and curses, Charlotte Osei believed her deeds as the EC boss - as seen in the 2016 elections - will be left for posterity to judge.
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