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Meet legal counselor of the principal imprisoned MP who likewise controlled as Supreme Court judge on Assin MP’s case


The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, April 13, administered in a 5-2 greater part choice that, the Assin North MP, James Gyakye Quayson, isn’t the Member of Parliament for Assin North.

This comes after a resident of Assin Bereku, by name of Michael Ankomah Nimfah, on January 27, 2022, recorded an interlocutory order against the MP from playing out his parliamentary obligations after a high court judgment invalidated his political race because of the issue of double citizenship on July 28, 2021.

Judges who sat on Assin North MP’s Supreme Court case:

The judgment was finished by a seven-part board at the Supreme Court led by Justices Jones Dotse.

Different judges on the board were Agnes Dordzie, Nene Amegatcher, Prof Ashie Kotey, Mariama Owusu, Gertrude Torkonoo, Clemence Honyenuga, Prof. Henrietta Joy Abena Mensah-Bonsu and Emmanuel Y. Kulendi.

Out of these Supreme Court judges, 5 ruled against 2 different judges who went against the decision.

The two adjudicators who casted a ballot in the minority working on it, Justices Dordzie and Nene Amegatcher, contended that Ankomah-Nimfah ought to have documented an application at the High Court for it to uphold its decision and not at the Supreme Court.

The five judges, who casted a ballot for the application, showed that their purposes behind the decision were that law and order was not debatable and that “there is no support for overlooking the entries on the proceeding with negligence of the sets of the High Court which have not been suspended or toppled”.

Yoni Kulendi joins 5-2 greater part to decide administering:

Curiously, one of these judges was engaged with a comparable case connecting with the late previous Bawku Central Member of Parliament, Adamu Dramani who was charged, saw as blameworthy and thusly imprisoned for prevarication and fabrication.

Yoni Kulendi who was the safeguard legal counselor for Adamu Sakande when the high court voted down the last option additionally sat looking into the issue including James Gyakye Quayson and framed the 5-2 larger part that decided the decision.

Adamu Sakande’s case:

Meet legal counselor of the principal imprisoned MP who likewise controlled as Supreme Court judge on Assin MP's case
Meet legal counselor of the principal imprisoned MP who likewise controlled as Supreme Court judge on Assin MP’s case

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Bawku Central was sentenced after he was viewed as blameworthy for prevarication and phony in 2012 over inability to reprove his UK Citizenship prior to challenging for the Bawku Seat.

Yoni Kulendi in 2012 showed up for the litigant with Egbert Faibille Jnr. what’s more, Denis Adjei Dwumoh.

9 years down the line, the legitimate professional has joined the board of Justices to lead looking into the issue of the Assin North MP.


The troubled Member of Parliament for Assin North, James Gyakye Quayson had pursued against the High Court judgment yet his allure was struck out over his inability to document composed entries inside the required period.

The MP has since the Supreme Court administering been banished from completing any parliamentary obligations.

There is anyway body of evidence including criminal allegations against the Assin North MP right now under the steady gaze of the Supreme Court.

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Who prosecuted Adamu Sakande:

The instance of the complainant, Sumaila Bielbiel, a steers vendor was that, the late MP had challenged and won the 2008 races as the MP for Bawku Central when he had numerous identities.

He had contended that, regardless of his various ethnicities, the late MP, in making his application to challenge the political race in 2008, made misleading presentations such that he didn’t owe devotion to some other country separated from Ghana.

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