The National Democratic Congress, led by the former President John Dramani Mahama, has filed a petition at the supreme court to contest the December 7 polls
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The respondents, the New Patriotic Party, led by the ruling President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, have given some replies to the issues raised.
Many Ghanaians have flooded Twitter with claims that the NPP has punched many holes in NDC's petition with their reply.
YEN.com.gh has gathered the details of the trend that carries the hashtag, #NanaPunchesJM.
@Yabbanx conjectured that Nana Addo's reply showed that the petition by the NDC is incompetent and does not qualify to be before the Supreme Court
According to @KojoBentil,
Election Petition: Oppong Nkrumah picked as one of five spokespersons for Akufo-Addo’s legal team #NanaPunchesJM
@IssaSadat also mentioned that after hearing both sides of the argument, he would not be surprised if the court throws out the NDC's petition
You have been beaten by over 500,000 votes and you are grimacing to court to fight for 6,222 votes. Tueh!
@Boakyewaa_N also indicated that John Mahama's petition was weak and inconsistent with many empty allegations
@Boakyewaa_N attempted to summarize Nana Addo's reply to Mahama's petition in the words:
In simple terms, President Akufo-Addo’s lawyers are saying, John Mahama’s petition challenging the eligibility of the winner of Election 2020 “does not measure up to the legal criteria for an action” invoking the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a video showing the nerve-wracking moment the Speaker of Parliament saw the MP for Tema West Constituency snatch ballot papers has surfaced on social media.
In the footage sighted by YEN.com.gh on the verified Facebook handle of 3FM 92.7, Alban Bagbin looked extremely anxious to see what would immediately unfold.
He watched with prying eyes and was visibly calmed a little as the culprit was grabbed and the ballot papers were retrieved from him.
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