Full gov’t White Paper on Short Commission report

Full gov’t White Paper on Short Commission report
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | NSA
Date: 20-09-2019 Time: 01:09:15:am

Joy News has obtained a complete copy of government’s White Paper on the Justice Emile Short Commission report following its inquiry into the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections.

Government in its response said the report failed to address the first and most critical of the terms of reference of the Commission which was “to make a full, faithful and impartial inquiry into the circumstances of, and establish the facts leading to, the events and associated violence that occurred during the Ayawaso West Wuogon bye-election on the 31st day of January, 2019”.

The government said since the Commission failed to do this, it is unable to accept, wholly, the findings of the Commission.

While some of the findings were accepted, others were rejected and the reasons are provided by government in the White Paper, a copy of which is attached below.