Mahama Accuses Akufo-Addo Of Stacking Courts With NPP Judges: “They Want To Avoid Accountability”

Mahama Accuses Akufo-Addo Of Stacking Courts With NPP Judges: “They Want To Avoid Accountability”

  • John Mahama has accused President Nana Akufo-Addo of appointing several NPP judges to courts
  • The former president believes President Akufo-Addo is appointing NPP judges to avoid being held accountable in the future
  • Mahama urged National Democratic Congress lawyers to consider careers as judges in Ghana’s judiciary

Former president John Mahama has accused President Akufo-Addo of stacking the judiciary with judges sympathetic to the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Mahama thus urged lawyers sympathetic to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to consider becoming judges to balance the perceived partisanship.

Mahama Accuses Akufo-Addo of stacking courts with NPP judges
Mahama accuses Akufo-Addo of appointing partisan judges. Source: Facebook/@JubileeHouse/@JohnDramaniMahama
Source: Facebook

Speaking at the third Annual Lawyers Conference of the NDC on Saturday, September 2, 2023, the former president said President Akufo-Addo was trying to avoid accountability after leaving office.

“He has packed the court, and we know they have packed the court because they want to avoid accountability after they have left office.”

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“We must be prepared as NDC legal persons to also go onto the bench so that we can balance out the judiciary,” he added.

Asiedu Nketia urges Ghanaians to drop NPP reported earlier that the NDC chairman, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, urged Ghanaians to do away with the NPP government in the next election.

Asiedu Nketia described the NPP as the greatest deception in Ghana’s recent democratic history.

The NDC chairman said the Akufo-Addo administration had allowed state capture in Ghanaian society.

Pastor blasts Akufo-Addo also reported that the founder of the Alabaster International Ministry, Prophet Kofi Oduro, expressed disappointment in President Akufo-Addo.

The pastor said he was shocked President Akufo-Addo said the next NPP flagbearer will fix Ghana’s problems.

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Akufo-Addo confident in next flagbearer

Ahead of the NPP Super Delegates Congress on August 26, 2023, reported that President Nana Akufo-Addo said the NPP’s next flagbearer will steer Ghana out of the economic crisis under his current administration.

Speaking to the press during the NPP Super Delegates Congress, he hoped the NPP would rally behind the new flagbearer.

He further reiterated his neutrality in the NPP flagbearer race, saying he has not endorsed any candidate.

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