Woman challenges processes which led to EC bosses' dismissal in court


The procedures prompting the expulsion of the Administrator of the Discretionary Commission (EC), Mrs. Charlotte Osei, and her two representatives, are being tested at the Preeminent Court.
A Ghanaian, Ms. Fafali Nyonator, is looking for a request of a never-ending directive to limit the President from naming any individual to the situation of Administrator of the EC until the point when that position has moved toward becoming what she terms "legally empty as per legitimate procedures and systems as by law built up."

The offended party, in a writ to conjure the first purview of the Incomparable Court, is imploring the most noteworthy court of the land to announce that the Central Equity's assurance of a by all appearances case, according to Article 146 of the 1992 Constitution for the evacuation of the Director of EC, usurped the restrictive unique locale of the Preeminent Court. 

As indicated by the offended party, the panel that was set up by the Central Equity to research Mrs Osei and her two agents, Mr Amadu Sulley and Mrs Georgina Opoku Amankwah, surpassed its forces by translating or characterizing the extent of utilization of arrangements of the 1992 Constitution, including articles 44 (2) and 146. 

The advisory group, the offended party stated, in this way acted infringing upon Article 130 (an) of the constitution by usurping the selective unique purview of the Preeminent Court to translate the arrangements of the constitution. 

Thusly, the offended party needs the court to announce as invalid and void the said by all appearances assurance of the Central Equity, the report of the said panel that suggested the expulsion from office of the Administrator of the EC, and additionally the President to expel from office the Director of the EC based on the said report. 

The offended party, who has joined the Lawyer General as the litigant for the situation, likewise needs the Preeminent Court to allow any further request it may consider proper. 

She documented the writ in her ability as a native of Ghana. 


Mrs. Osei was expelled on June 28, 2018, in light of suggestions of the board of trustees set up by the Central Equity to explore her and her agents over assertions of debasement and wrongdoing. 

An announcement marked and issued by the Clergyman of Data, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, stated: "The Leader of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has, on Thursday, June 28, 2018, expelled from office the Administrator of the Constituent Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei, and her two appointees, Mr. Amadu Sulley and Mrs. Georgina Opoku Amankwaa, with quick impact." 

"This was after the Council set up by the Main Equity, Equity Sophia Akuffo, as per Article 146 (4) of the Constitution to research isolate grievances brought against the three people by Ghanaian residents, prescribed their expulsion from office." 

The announcement included: "the Board of trustees prescribed their evacuation based on expressed trouble making and inadequacy, in accordance with Article 146 (1) of the Constitution." 

"The arrangements of Article 146 (9) of the Constitution require the Leader of the Republic to act as per the proposals of the Board of trustees." 


Some concerned specialists of the EC, in July 2017, requested of the President and the Central Equity to start denunciation forms against Mrs. Osei. 

They blamed her for taking one-sided choices without response to the proper branches of the EC, including her appointees. 

The gathering likewise blamed the EC Director for participating in deceitful exercises, referring to her choice to drop an agreement granted to Superlock Advancements Constrained (STL) to supply and oversee Biometric Voter Enrollment machines (BVRs) and the Biometric Voter gadgets (BVDs), and in addition her order for the installment of $76,000 to IT firm, Dream Oval. 

Following that, a counter-contention resulted between Mrs. Osei and her two agents that depicted that all was not well between the three highest officials at the EC. 

A counter request of was likewise petitioned for the evacuation of the two different officials, Amadu Sulley and Georgina Opoku Amankwah. 

After about a time of examinations, the Main Equity's advisory group gave over its answer to the Administration which shaped the reason for the choice by President Akufo-Addo to expel Mrs. Osei and the two other staffs. 

Source; Graphic online, by Mabel Aku Baneseh
Woman challenges processes which led to EC bosses' dismissal in court

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