The central business centre of the Brong Ahafo Regional Capital, Sunyani went dead at exactly 11:00am on Tuesday morning when the Supreme Court began proceedings on the election petition case involving Nana Addo and the NDC.
Many people in the street were seen rushing to their offices and homes to watch the proceedings on the television and radio.
A visit to some of the offices at the big cocoa house office complex in Sunyani saw workers busily watching the proceedings whilst others were glued to their radio sets.
When Daily Guide visited the Regional Headquarters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the executives and some members of the party were glued to the television sets with their pens and papers writing.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Secretary of the NPP, Alfred Ofori Annye, applauded the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, for approving the telecast of the proceedings.
According to him, they are happy with the proceedings so far and hope everything goes on well as planned. “We are optimistic because our leaders have shown us the evidence that we have a real case to battle in court”, he added.
He also mentioned that, the party has sensitise it people in the region to the importance of staying calm as their leaders battle the case in court.
“Our supporters have been educated on what our leaders are doing so they won’t do anything to mar the beauty of democracy the NPP has championed all this years”, he opined.
Some residents this reporter spoke to seemed excited about the live telecast and said they believed it would give way for everyone to cherish the beautiful democracy Ghanaians were practising.