2020 Polls: Mahama scores Jean Mensa ‘F’, says’ it’s most abysmal’
EX-President John Mahama has scored the 2020 elections an ‘F’, decribing it as the “most exceedingly terrible ever”, characterised by ‘arm twisting’ in the history of Ghana’s democratic experiment since 1992 deliberately spearheaded by the ‘run away’ EC Chair Jean Mensa who shy away from mounting the witness box to explain her multiple error-ridden results cooked to dribble and subvert the will of the Ghanaian voter.
2020 NDC flagbearer told Ohene Kwame David of Cape 93.3FM in an interview on Friday, 15 October 2021, during his Thank You visit through the Central Region that a great deal of things turned out badly with the electing system despite the fact that the Chair of the Electoral Commission as of late said it was the best election the nation has ever.
“How might it be the most tranquil when eight individuals passed on? We’ve never had a political decision where eight individuals passed on in this country. Interestingly, EC voting form papers spilled – some were found in the bramble, vehicles and individuals’ pockets. It’s never occurred. It’s her own viewpoint that it’s the best political decision of all time. This was the most noticeably terrible political decision of all time. I’ll give it ‘F’ were I to score it”, Mr Mahama said.
Mr. Mahama likewise noticed that a great deal of things went poorly done during the elections just to do the bidding of Akufo-Addo.
“I will not say we lost the decisions however a few things went poorly in the appointive cycle itself; some were from us and some from the manner in which the discretionary framework was”, he said.
“The 2020 crucial political decisions were not perfect, straightforward and reasonable in light of the fact that such countless things turned out badly”, he focused.
Mr Mahama likewise said the Supreme Court didn’t improve the situation.
“We took it to the Supreme Court however the pinnacle court didn’t pay attention to us since they didn’t permit the EC to answer a ton of our inquiries”, he griped.
“We’ve had a political decision appeal before mine. In 2012, my principle competitor, Nana Akufo-Addo, and the NPP asked the EC a few inquiries (interrogatories) and the EC addressed every one of them. The EC Chair at that point, Dr Afari-Gyan, mounted the dock and was questioned for two days.
“All in all, why that with mine, the Supreme Court administered collectively, 7-0, that the EC ought not answer my interrogatories? We were likewise denied admittance to data from the EC by another 7-0 decision. A third 7-0 decision likewise said Mrs Jean Mensa held the right not to mount the observer box”, he noted.
“In this way, we acknowledged the Supreme Court judgment for harmony to win. The manner in which the judgment was shown up at was illegal – it’s not as per the privileges opportunities of Ghana’s Constitution. It appeared to be like the court had foreordained the judgment”.
“Thus, a few things turned out poorly in the polls. We got individuals with voting form papers in their pockets. Thus, it’s one of the most noticeably terrible we’ve had starting around 1992. We’ve seen crafted by Afari-Gyan and Charlotte Osei. The EC has its obligations similarly as the gatherings yet you need to believe that the EC will its part”.
Source : africaneditors.com