Protests will still continue despite election petition in court – Mahama

Protests will still continue despite election petition in court – Mahama

- John Mahama has stated that the National Democratic Congress will not stop protesting the 2020 election results.

- He said the protests will continue despite their filing of a suit at the Supreme Court

- Mahama noted that the protests will continue to demand the enforcement of the rule of law and protection of life and property

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Former president John Dramani Mahama has stated that his party, the National Democratic Congress, NDC, will not stop protesting the 2020 election results.

The opposition NDC's Presidential Candidate said despite its intention to seek legal redress at the Supreme Court to challenge the outcome of the December 7, 2020, general elections they would still protest.

Mahama said to demand the enforcement of the rule of law and protection of life and property of the good people of Ghana, the NDC will still use protests.

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NDC will continue protests despite election petition – Mahama

Former president John Dramani Mahama
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He said going to the court does not stop the party from protesting the declared results.

“While in court, the NDC will continue all legitimate actions, including protests, to demand the enforcement of the rule of law and protection of life and property of the good people of Ghana,” he said

He made these comments via his social media handles on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has finally approved the party’s decision to go to court.

The party's decision to finally go to court is for them to challenge the results of the just ended 2020 elections.

Before the approval of NDC's decision, various demonstrations have been held by party faithfuls to register their displeasure over the declaration of the results.

NDC's legal team will be led by private legal practitioner, Tsatsu Tsikata.

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In other news, the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has opened up on when schools are expected to be reopened amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh, he said the president will be meeting with cabinet on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, to take a final decision on this.

The minister hinted that reopening of schools is possible in January, however, the key agenda of the president’s meeting is to find ways of containing the disease of the children are to go to school.

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Source: Yen Ghana

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