Less than 24 hours after the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) filed a petition to challenge the Presidential results of the just-ended 2020 general election at the Supreme Court, some Ghanaians have taken to social media to share their opinions.
Mr. John Dramani Mahama, through his lawyers has asked the apex court to order a re-run of the presidential polls.
He maintained that the votes obtained by the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) candidate, President Nana Akufo-Addo and himself as declared by the EC Chairperson, were not enough for a candidate to be announced winner.
But reacting to the petition by the former President, some social media users accused him and his party of not being consistent.
The lawyers for the former President are also being trolled for submitting what many have described as an ‘error-ridden petition’ with the hashtag ‘Petition of Error’ already trending on Twitter.
Find some social media reactions below
Point 8. They claim Nana will get 50.098% and not 51.595%.— K.Gyasi (@K_Gyasi24) December 31, 2020
I want to ask, how much does one need to be declared President?
Point 9&10. NDC says they’re too generous and don’t like stealing so EC should give Mahama 46.260% and not 47.366%
😂😂😂😂😭😭😭😂😂 #PetitionOfErrors pic.twitter.com/rAR5e1LeRz
In an attempt to be clever than the @ECGhanaOfficial , Mr. @JDMahama failed again with his incompetence. Check below: Error detected in Exhibit A is “an video”. #PetitionOfErrors pic.twitter.com/VXpXiUCgz4— General-Lord✍🏾 (@PantherLordGh) December 31, 2020
NDC and John Mahama won’t cease to amaze ghanaians your own collation shows John Mahama won and yet you are calling for a re run. What kind of confuse group is this. Full of contradictions and deceptions. #PetitionOfErrors pic.twitter.com/9RGcDHzObT— YawKyere (@MrOWUSU_0) December 31, 2020
“The petition before the Supreme Court is factually empty, legally pathetic, poor in arithmetic, and poorer in logic.”— K.Gyasi (@K_Gyasi24) December 31, 2020
Tsatsu Tsikata, circa Jan 2013.#PetitionOfErrors
If the self declared president elect will still go to court because of doubt about the validity of him election, we do now understand why he sent us to IMF for policy credibility#PetitionOfErrors pic.twitter.com/jnmIARnPR4— Kofi Antwi (@markfiifi) December 31, 2020
People make allegations about electoral fraud and suspicions, because one could not get things done in his favour, now the largest opposition party in Ghana has let me believe in the law of Karma.#Petitionoferrors pic.twitter.com/gU4NgGxsPy— Yaw SarkCess (@Sarkbenz) December 31, 2020
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