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BREAKING: Supreme Court Dismisses Dafeamekpor’s Application Against Approval of Akufo-Addo’s Ministerial Nominees

The five-member panel described the application as frivolous and abuse of the court processes.

The Supreme Court has dismissed the application for injunction filed by South Dayi MP, Rockson Dafeamekpor, injuncting Parliament from considering the approval or otherwise of President Akufo-Addo’s ministerial nominees.

The five-member panel described the application as frivolous and abuse of the court processes.

Dameamekpor’s lawsuit, initiated on March 18, against the Speaker of Parliament (1st defendant) and the Attorney General (2nd defendant) argued that the President did not seek parliamentary approval before reassigning ministers whose appointments were revoked.

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MORE ON THIS: NDC Accuses Supreme Court of Bias Over Listing of Dafeamekpor Suit Ahead of Anti-LGBTQ Bill Lawsuits

President Akuo-Addo on February 14, announced a ministerial reshuffle that consisted of 13 ministers and 10 deputy ministers being relieved of their posts, while six of them were reassigned to various portfolios.

But the member of parliament in his application said the president should have sought the approval of parliament before reassigning the six.

Hours before this court proceedings, the minority tagged the apex court as biased and prejudicial in handling of cases with political implications.

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In a press statement earlier today, NDC’s General Secretary, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, criticized the Supreme Court’s actions, alleging that it is aiding President Akufo-Addo to avoid signing the anti-gay bill.

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