President Akufo-Addo Refers Petitions Against Two (2) Deputy EC Chairpersons To Chief Justice

| Updated Jul 30, 2017 at 4:18am


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 28th July, 2017, referred two petitions invoking the provisions of Article 146(3) of the Constitution, in respect of the office of the Deputy Chairpersons of the Electoral Commission, Georgina Opoku Amankwa and Amadu Sulley, respectively, to the Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo.

A statememt issued and signed by the Director of Communications at the presidency, Eugene Arhin and copied to GBCONLINE said the office of the President received the two petitions, both dated 25th July, 2017, from Emmanuel Korsi Senyo, who described himself as a “Concerned Citizen of Ghana.”

According to the statement, president Akufo-Addo, in pursuant to the terms of Article 146(3), has, thus, referred both petitions to the Chief Justice for resolution, in accordance with the provisions of Article 146(3).