Election petition: Oppong Nkrumah, others to speak for Akufo-Addo

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

The legal team of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named the spokespersons for the presidential election petition filed by John Dramani Mahama, flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress in the 2020 polls.

A statement, signed by Frank Davies, Head, Legal Directorate for the President, mentioned Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Member of Parliament, Ofoase Ayirebi and Yaw Buaben Asamoa, National Communications Director, New Patriotic Party (NPP) as part of the spokespersons. 

Others are Henry Nana Boakye, National Youth Organiser, NPP, Fati Abubakar – Deputy Communications Director, Presidency and Nana Adjoa Adobea Asante – Legal Committee Member as spokespersons.

The statement urged the media to contact the above persons for information concerning the petition.

Below is the full press statement from the NPP:

PRESS RELEASE
10/01/202

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO FILES RESPONSE TO THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS PETITION

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has through his Lawyers filed an Answer to the 2020 Presidential Elections Petition initiated by Mr. John Dramani Mahama, a candidate in that election.

President Akufo-Addo in his Answer has provided the court with pleadings that showcase that Mr Mahama’s petition lacks material substance. Mr President has further invited the Supreme court to determine that “the petition is incompetent, frivolous and vexatious, does not meet the threshold for invoking the jurisdiction of the Honorable Court and should therefore be dismissed.”

The President’s legal team has designated the following persons to speak to the media.

1. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Esq – MP, Ofoase Ayirebi

2. Yaw Buaben Asamoa Esq- National Communications Director, NPP

3. Henry Nana Boakye Esq- National Youth Organizer, NPP

4. Fati Abubakar – Deputy Communications Director, Presidency

5. Nana Adjoa Adobea Asante – Legal Committee Member

Thank you
…Signed…

Frank Davies ESQ
Head, Legal Directorate

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