NDC to meet EC immediately after Dr.Duffour discontinued court case – Fiifi Kwettey

NDC to meet EC immediately after Dr.Duffour discontinued court case – Fiifi Kwettey

Following the decision by Presidential candidate hopeful Dr.Kwabena Duffour to discontinue his legal tussle with the party, the NDC is putting in place measures for successful primaries.

Dr.Duffour and his team revealed that they identified some anomalies in the party’s voter register to be used for the exercise.

Against this backdrop, they filed a writ at an Accra High Court, where Dr Duffour indicated that the party failed to provide the required photo album register five weeks ahead of the elections as stated in the party’s rules.

In a swift turn of events after the court heard the case today, the plaintiff, Dr.Kwabena Dufoour has discontinued the case.

The lawyer for the plaintiff, Opoku Amponsah, said, “I have instructions to discontinue the case. The discussion came up this morning for which reason I could not file the necessary processes.”

Subsequently, the presiding judge Mariam Afful,  struck out the application as withdrawn. 

Speaking to the media after court proceedings the General Secretary of the party, Fiifi Fiavi Kwettey, said, they are happy the plaintiff, Dr Kwabena Duffour has discontinued the case to make way for the elections.

According to him opens the way for the parting to proceed with elections tomorrow. 

The General Secretary said, he is sending a message to the rank and file of the party that the elections would come off tomorrow as planned.

“I’m sending a message to the rank and file of the party, all our delegates, all our aspirants that we are ready to go right ahead with the elections tomorrow,” he said.

The General Secretary further noted that the leadership will meet the Electoral Commission right away to ensure that all the logistics needed are mobilized for successful elections tomorrow. 

 By Edem Mensah-Tsotorme

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