Thu. Dec 1st, 2022

A High Court in Tamale has slapped an interim injunction restraining the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Election Committee in the Yendi Constituency, the party’s Regional Secretariat from  holding the polling station executives elections on March 5.

According to the court order, the defendant are barred from holding the elections which is scheduled for aforementioned date.

“Plaintiffs/Applicants caused a writ of summons to be issued against the Defendants/Respondents for the following reliefs:

a) A DECLARATION that the decision of the 1s Defendant to refuse to accept the
completed application forms of the Plaintiffs to contest in the polling station officers’ election is unconstitutional and therefore not proper.

b) A DECLARATION that the plaintiffs qualify for and have the right to contest the
polling station officers’ elections in the newly created 37 polling stations and that
their applications are valid and accepted.

c) AN ORDER or perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants, their agents,
assigns or anybody else claiming through them from preventing the plaintiffs from
contesting in any polling station executive elections in the Yendi Constituency.

d) Costs including solicitor’s fees.

e) Any other order(s) the honorable court may deem fit.

Below is the details for your perusal:

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