Lead Counsel for the petitioners in the 2012 election petition case, Phillip Addison has stated that he feels a great sense of relief, now that the case is coming to an end.
After several months of hearing, the Supreme Court is expected to give its final verdict on the 29th of August.
Granting his first media interview on the case with Citi News, Lawyer Addison described the whole process as a wonderful experience.
“We have been on this case since December and the news that the Supreme Court is expected to give its final verdict on the 29th of this month [August] comes as a great relief. It is a wonderful experience to be lead counsel for this case and I am privileged”
Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, who is also one of the petitioners, has stated that they (petitioners) will accept the verdict of the Supreme Court come August 29.
“We just have to be patient and wait for the Supreme Court’s final verdict” he said.
“If the court rules in our favour we will just be happy but if it doesn’t we will just move on and accept the Supreme Court’s final verdict.”