The Election petition continued earlier today at the Supreme Court.

The 2020 NDC Presidential candidate requested leave of the court to inspect some documents in the custody of the Electoral Commission (EC).

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Lawyer Yaw Oppomg

Lead counsel for Mr. Mahama, Tsatsu Tsikata argued that access to the documents will ensure a fair determination of the case.

Photos: Supreme Court dismisses Mahama’s application to inspect EC's document
Sammy Gyamfi, Head of NDC communication team
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Goffered Yeboah Dame , Minister of Attorney General
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Johnson Asiedu Nketia, NDC General Secretary
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However, the request was opposed by counsel for the first respondent, as well as counsel for the second respondent.

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Freddy Bay, 2020 NPP National Chairman
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Peter Boamah and Asiedu Nketia
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At the end of today’s proceedings, Mr Mahama’s request was turned down by the apex court.

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EC lawyer Justin Amenuvor
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Sylvia Annor (EC’s Head of Public Affairs)
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Emefa Hardcastle (Senior partner at Lithur Brew and Company ) and Joyce Bawa Mogtarri
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Asiedu Nketia, Tony Lithur and Sammy Gyamfi
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Peter Mac Manu
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Jean Mensa (EC Chairperson)
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Peter Boamah Otukunor and Asiedu Nketia
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Akoto Ampaw and members of legal team
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Kojo Oppong Nkrumah addressing the media after today’s hearing
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Joyce Opoku Boateng Photo credit: David Andoh
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Naa Adjoa Asante
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