Man dies on the premises of Ghana supreme court after election petition judgement
London, March 5, 2021 (AltAfrica)-An unidentified man has reportedly slump and died at the premises of the Ghana Supreme Court on Thursday shortly after the apex court delivered its judgement on the election petition.
The man who collapsed when the 2nd respondent spokespersons were addressing the media was rushed to the Supreme Court first aid department but reportedly died shortly afterwards.
A video of the sad development posted by Starrfm.com.gh shows a Police vehicle conveying the remains of the unknown man to the morgue.
It is, however, not known if he deceased collapsed as a result of the verdict of the Supreme Court and from an unknown ailment.
The seven-member panel of the Supreme Court has dismissed the suit by former President John Mahama challenging the 2020 election results.
In reading the judgment on Thursday, March 4, 2020, Chief Justice, Anim Yeboah stated that the petitioner failed to prove his case beyond a reasonable doubt.
He added that the errors announced by the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Jean Mensa, which were subsequently corrected cannot be used to invalidate the election.
According to the Supreme Court, the errors announced by Jean Mensa did not adversely affect any of the candidates in the 2020 elections.
The Supreme Court also held that the petitioner failed to adduce enough evidence to merit a re-run between himself and President Akufo-Addo.