General News of Friday, 4 January 2013


NPP's challenge of presidencial result - Mahama enters appearance

The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has entered appearance in the petition instituted by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at the Supreme Court challenging his being declared winner of the December 7, 2012 presidential election.

The Electoral Commission (EC), which is also a party in the petition, entered appearance through its lawyers on Wednesday, while lawyers for President Mahama filed an appearance on his behalf Thursday.

Ghana’s biggest opposition party, the NPP, filed a petition challenging the results of the December 7, 2012 presidential election at the Supreme Court on December 28, 2012.