The presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has filed a motion at the Supreme Court asking Electoral Commission to make an admission that there were errors in the declaration of results.
The former president is among other things wants the EC to admit that its chairperson, Jean Mensa, announced election results on December 9, 2020, with figures that would have added up to 100.3 percent instead of 100 percent.
He is also asking the EC to admit that the omission of the Techiman South constituency results, the results declared for the president and his views were 6,730,413 “which amount to 49.625 percent of 13,562,592 [valid votes cast].”
Mr. Mahama further notes that the EC Chairperson refused to accept a letter from the NDC in which it “raised concerns and notified her of material errors in her collation of the results of the 7th December 2020 Presidential Election.”
He wants the EC to admit the said facts within three days of receipt of the writ.