A-G Sued Over Charlotte Osei Removal
A Ghanaian Citizen, Fafali Nyonator has not long ago used the Attorney General and President Akufo-Addo over the removal of Electoral Commission, Madam Charlotte Osei.
The plaintiff is seeking a better understanding on the dismissal of Madam Charlotte Osei.
President Akufo-Addo on Thursday night announced in a statement that he has no option than to remove the Electoral Commission Chairperson and her two deputies from office on recommendation of the committee set up by the Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo pursuant to Article 146(4) of the constitution to investigate the complains petitioned by some workers of the Commission in 2017.
Despite the justification from Government communicators, some members including her have decided challenge the process.
The plaintiff, is seeking among the other reliefs “A declaration that the determination by Her Ladyship the Chief Justice of a prima facie case pursuant to article 146 of the Constitution for the removal from office of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission is inconsistent with article 130 (a) of the Constitution as by the said determination Her Ladyship the Chief Justice usurped the exclusive original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to construe and/or define scope of application of the provisions of the Constitutions, particularly articles 44 (2) and 146 thereof.”
She is also seeking “an order of perpetual injunction restraining His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana from appointing any persons to the person of Chairperson of the Electoral Commission until that position has become lawfully vacant in accordance with proper processes and procedures as by law established.”
Madam Charlotte Osei and her two deputies were accused end of investigation that, they breached procurement and managed affairs of the Commission badly ending financial lose.
News to this portal indicates that, in no time, President of the Republic will announce a replacement.