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Apr 16, 2013 at 10:17am
2012 Election Petition Case To Be Broadcast Live
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The Chief Justice Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood has directed that, the proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition currently before the Supreme Court should be broadcast live via television and radio.

A statement signed by Justice Alex B. Poku-Acheampong, Judicial Secretary and copied to the Ghana News Agency yesterday said, the decision was taken in response to the increasing calls from the public for the proceedings of the Court to be broadcast live in view of the historic importance of the case.

The statement said: “The Supreme Court will communicate guidelines for the live broadcast at its next sitting and expect that all media houses will cooperate and comply with the guidelines when they are announce.

“We cherish the hope that, this will deepen our country’s democracy and satisfy the greater public desire for accurate and up-to-date information on this historic and landmark case.”
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