Information Minister and one of the spokespersons for President Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2021 election petition, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said Jean Mensa cannot be compelled to testify before the court
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This comes amid a heightened court session debating whether it should be allowed for the first respondent, Electoral Commissioner, Jean Mensa to mount the witness box or not.
As a spokesperson for the second respondent, Nana Akufo-Addo, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has been under heavy criticism for speaking on a matter concerning the first respondent, Jean Mensa.
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Below are some of the interesting comments that have come through.
Kofi Ekwam was not happy at all about the Information Minister's stance as he feels something is being hidden from the public eye.
Telli Caradina Forson backed Kojo Oppong Nkrumah by suggesting that the petitioner and his lawyers have not come up with a piece of convincing evidence.
Souleyman Marshall Boss bashed the second respondent's spokesperson with unprintable words.
Ayim Ebenezer opined that it is only in Ghana you will find the government minister of communication also as communication director for the independent electrical commission
Victor Doreh did not see the point in the entire argument amidst a global pandemic.
Away from court proceedings, YEN.com.gh also reported that Ghanaian astute journalist by name Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman is one of the winners of a global contest on COVID-19 reporting by International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).
AmeyawDebrah reports that the hardworking journalist was selected out of a whopping 672 entries that were received from a total of 25 countries and he ended up placing third at end of the entire contest.
Ridwan was selected by virtue of a documentary he produced on how to manage COVID-19 waste and how the new wave of the infection was causing fear among the populace.
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