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Election Petition: Mettle-Nunoo Testifies For Mahama, Cross-Examination Slated For Today

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A former Deputy Minister of Health, Robert Joseph Mettle-Nunoo is expected to mount the witness box in the ongoing election petition today, Friday, February 5, 2021.

This follows the filing of his witness statement in favour of the 2020 Presidential Candidate of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama.

Mr. Mahama, who is disputing the presidential results declared by the Electoral Commission on December 9, 2020, has already had two witnesses cross-examined by the counsels for the 1st and 2nd Respondent.

During his time in the witness box, the second witness for the petitioner, Dr Michael Kpessa-Whyte alleged that his colleague (Rojo Mettle-Nunoo) informed him of an instruction by the EC to deliver a message to Mr. Mahama who is the petitioner in the case.

This allegation by Dr. Kpessah-Whyte has since been questioned, as many believe Mr. Mettle-Nunoo, who personally interacted with the EC boss, should have testified to it at the apex court.

Subsequently, lead counsel for the petitioner, Tsatsu Tsikata revealed after hearing on Wednesday that they would like to file a new witness.

He explained that the new witness had some health complications and due to the confidentiality of the witness’ condition, he would prefer the Court to hear him in chambers.

The court subsequently adjourned sitting to Friday, February 5.

But a document sighted by JoyNews indicates that lawyers for the petitioner have filed the witness statement of Mr. Mettle-Nunoo.

In his 39 point statement, the representative for the petitioner highlighted his role in the strong room of the EC, his various interactions with the Chairperson of the Commission, Jean Mensa and other officials during the electoral process.

Source: Myjoyonline.com

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