You violated the constitution by stopping me from performing parliamentary duties – Assin North MP to Supreme Court

Restrained Assin North MP, James Gyakye Quayson, has urged the Supreme Court to set aside its ruling that barred him from performing parliamentary duties. The embattled MP says the majority 5-2 decision was a patent and fundamental error of the law and a breach of portions of Ghana’s constitution. A Supreme Court panel comprising Justices […]

Supreme Court ruling constitutionally correct

The Executive Director of the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development, Prof. H. Kwasi Prempeh, has described as ‘a constitutionally correct decision’ the Supreme Court Judgement affirming the right of Deputy Speakers of Parliament to vote. “The court’s judgement is faithful to the text and structure of the constitution, as it is to the discernible intent […]

‘Voting rights of Deputy Speakers transparent on face of constitution’ – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the unanimous decision taken by the Supreme Court, in its ruling of Wednesday, March 9, 2022, on the voting rights of Deputy Speakers of Parliament, should put the matter to rest. According to President Akufo-Addo, he was surprised by the furore that was generated on whether or not Deputy Speakers of […]