Court begins hearing of Tarkwa Parliamentary Election Petition
The Sekondi Commercial Court A has today, June 22, 2021, adjourned the case between the 2021 NDC Candidate for Tarkwa-Nsuame constituency, Mr. Justice Abban, and the MP for Tarkwa-Nsuame, Hon George Meriku Duker.
The court, presided over by Her Ladyship Justice Sedina Agbemava adjourned the case to July 1, 2021 for the the substantive case to be heard.
According to the lawyer for the 1st Respondent, Lawyer Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, they are yet to be served with the petitioner’s stay of execution.
In an interview with the media after the court sitting today, Lawyer Philip Nkrumah said “we filed an application to dismiss the Petitioner’s case, but we got here to be told that they have filed an affidavit in opposition. That has also not been served on us, so the Judge has ordered they serve us so we come back to open the case”.
The court will here from both sides come 1st of July 2021. Lawyer said.