The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on its supporters and sympathizers to remain calm in the run-up to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the December 2020 Election Petition on Thursday, March 4, 2021, Graphic .com.gh reports.
The country’s apex court is expected to deliver judgment on a petition filed by John Dramani Mahama, NDC’s Flagbearer in the 2020 Presidential election, on Thursday. He is praying for the court to order the Electoral Commission to organize a run-off between himself and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
In a statement issued and signed by Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the party, after a meeting by its National Executive Committee (NEC) and copied to the media, the party urged its supporters to continue to remain calm and resolute as Ghanaians waited for the verdict.
“It is the prayer of NEC that the Supreme Court will uphold and promote probity, accountability and transparency, and give effect to the will of the people expressed on December 7, 2020 in its judgment on the matter.”
“The party will, for its part, stop at nothing to rid the Jean Mensah-led Electoral Commission of its partisan biases and prejudices, and ensure transparency and fairness in national elections,” the statement said.