Ga West MCE debunks lawsuit sponsorship saga

Ga West MCE, Clement Wilkinson.

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), for the Ga West Municipal Assembly, Clement Wilkinson has condemned the decision by some party members to drag the party to court over the recently held parliamentary primaries in the Amasaman constituency.

In a statement signed by Aid to by Elorm Avemegah, Aid to the MCE, and copied to News Ghana, the MCE debunked the assertions that he sponsored some party members to make that move.

According to the MCE, his attention was only drawn to a suit which some party polling station officials, namely Isaac Owusu – Ansah, Mohammed Gumah, Louis Boakye, who were supporters of the MCE dragging the party to court.

These polling station officials are in court for an interpretation with resoect to a declaration that, the election held by the Defendants on 15th December 2019 without the final determination of the Rockson Adu Boahen’s suit is null and void. And as well as the declaration that, the results from the said conducted election on 15th December 2019 by the Defendants is null and void.

But the MCE says he feels disappointed that he was not first informed about the action since some persons are accusing him of sponsoring the aggrieved supporters.

According to the statement, Hon. Clement Nii Lamptey Wilkinson, has not instructed any party member or members who support the MCE to file a lawsuit against any person(s) or institution(s). “The MCE and his staff, therefore, distance themselves from any lawsuit against the party and any party member,” by the statement.

At a brief discussions held on 21st January 2020, the MCE seized the opportunity to call on the plaintiffs to withdraw the case from court with immediate effect.

Find the original statement below

Press release

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