A seven-member panel of Supreme Court Judges has dismissed the election petition filed by the 2020 NDC Presidential Candidate, John Dramani Mahama.
apex court said it is because the case before it has no merit.The verdict was read out today by Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah who led the seven-member panel that has been sitting on the 2020 Election Petition since the hearing began on January 14, 2021.
“The petitioner has not provided any evidence to rebut the evidence created by the presumption CI135, for which his action must fail.”We therefore have no reason to order a re-run as pleaded by the petitioner.
We accordingly dismisses the petition as having no merit,” the CJ said in conclusion to over the two-hour judgement. The court basically held that the petitioner failed to conclusively prove any of the issues that it had filed for determination.