- John Dramani Mahama has expressed his party's disappointment in the ruling of the Supreme Court
- According to him, the party does not agree with the outcome of the suit they filed
- Mahama, however, said the legal team of the NDC is examining this decision as they await the full judgement
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The former president and flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has expressed his party's disappointment in the ruling of the Supreme Court.
According to him, the party does not agree with the outcome of the case they [NDC] filed at the Supreme Court
Addressing a press conference on Thursday, June 25, 2020, Mahama said the legal team of the NDC is examining this decision even as they await the full judgement from the Supreme court.
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“Despite the well-reasoned reliefs we sought, the apex court of the land gave the leeway for the Electoral Commission to go ahead with the exclusion of the existing voter identification cards from the list of identification requirements.
We are deeply disappointed and strongly disagree with the court over this outcome, which has confounded many legal experts and thrown the country into a state of confusion”, he said.
As usual, the NDC's press conference has drawn certain comments from Ghanaians.
Ernest said he liked how the NDC accepted the ruling of the Supreme Court.
David said next time Mahama should act like a statesman
Frank said the NDC knows why they want the old voters' register would be used as a means of identification.
Francis advised Mahama to mind his words
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Meanwhile, earlier today, June 25, 2020, Ghana’s apex court ruled that the current voter ID card and birth certificates are not permissible as proof of identity in the Electoral Commission’s upcoming registration exercise.
The Supreme Court of Ghana was presided over by the Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah.
The ruling by the SC also means all other actions taken against EC on the voter registration exercise is halted.
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Source: Yen Ghana