The 24hour window created by the Supreme Court for the political parties to correct their nomination form errors to enable them contest the December polls expires 5pm today.
The seven-member panel On Monday dismissed the EC suit asking them to set aside the High court ruling that directed them to allow the PPP’s presidential candidate Papa Kwesi Nduom to fix his mistakes and join the race.
The election management body disqualified Dr. Nduom because one of his endorsers, Richard Aseda was deemed to have endorsed the candidate in the Central Region, as well as in the Volta Region, contrary to the election regulation which allowed the endorser the right to endorse in only one district.
Although the PPP admits the error, the party vehemently disagreed with the EC’s decision to disqualify its candidate.
The apex court however in the judgment upheld the High court ruling by Justice Kyei Baffour and went ahead to order an extension in the nomination period for the parties to make amends.
However, Starr News sources say more errors have been detected in the nomination form of the PPP.
Meanwhile, the EC has welcome the Supreme Court ruling, describing it as victory for democracy.
The EC disqualified Dr. Nduom and other 12 presidential candidates from the December polls over anomalies that were detected in their nomnation forms.
Source:Ghana/StarrFMonline.com/103.5FM/Kwame Danso Acheampong