Tsatsu Tsikata can never school Supreme Court judges – Maurice Ampaw

Fumes Private legal practitioner Maurice Ampaw has taken offence to claims that Tsatsu Tsikata, the Lead Counsel of John Dramani Mahama in the 2020 election petition has exhibited superior legal knowledge than the seven judges sitting on the case.

Maurice Ampaw is incensed by what he considers to be propaganda by some Ghanaians that Tsatsu is more adept at interpreting the law than the judges. According to him, Tsatsu has so far exhibited gross incompetence in his understanding of the current electoral laws. He fumed on Neat FM that Tsatsu Tsikata is out of touch with the new laws and is relying on the old electoral laws to advance his argument.

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On Tuesday, January 19, 2020, a plea by the lawyers of John Mahama to have the chairperson of the Electoral Commission answer questions over errors in the petition was quashed by the judges. Commenting on the judgement, Maurice Ampaw says the lawyers of John Dramani are deliberately trying to frustrate the system.

He opines that Tsatsu Tsikata is deploying those tactics to make it seem like he is working hard when in reality he has no case.“I knew the Supreme Court will quash their questions because they are working with new rules which talk about avoiding delays. The new rules do follow the old rules and Tsatsu was arguing with the old rules,” he said.

Source: GhanaNews360.com

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