The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Aseidu Nketia has described the impeachment process procedure against charlotte Osei as a big test case for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration.
According to him, such issues of removing or impeaching a chief justice or an electoral commissioner which ceased in the country has been resurrected by the Akufo Addo led NPP government.
“This government should be able to show us their worth in the political arena and this a clear test case for them”, he added
A prima facie case was established against the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Charlotte Osei, following allegations of corruption and abuse of office levelled against her in two separate petitions.
Charlotte Osei’s two deputies, Amadu Sulley (in charge of Operations), and Georgina Amankwa (in charge of Corporate Services, also have a case to answer for their alleged roles in the disappearance of some Ghc480, 000 from the Electoral Commission (EC)’s Endowment Fund, among other allegations.
The three top EC officials on Monday, appeared individually before the Chief Justice in the company of their lawyers, at the office of the Judicial Service located at the Supreme Court.
In an interview on Okay fm’s Ade Akye Abia Programme, Johnson Aseidu Nketia, General Secretary for the NDC noted that the end results of the case will determine Ghana’s level of democracy.
According to him, “the results will either affirm or refute corruption allegations leveled by the petitioners”.
Source: Isaac kwame Owusufirstname.lastname@example.org