Asiedu-Nketia: “I have always said that, as for court any idiot can go to court.”
The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu-Nketia, has called the bluff of former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, and advised him to drag them to court over their decision to make President John Dramani Mahama the flagbearer of the party.
Asiedu-Nketia’s comments come on the back of a statement released by Mr.
Amidu which said the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling party are in breach of the party’s own constitution by ‘imposing’ Mahama on them.
“I have always said that, as for court any idiot can go to court,” General Mosquito told Citi News
“We’ll listen to you, and process your case but the judgment must come from the judges.”
He added: “So if you feel that President Mahama should not have been sworn in as the President of the Republic even when the constitution provided for this and you want to go to court, nobody would prevent you.”
According to Mr.
Amidu, NEC’s decision would cause disaffection among party members.
There are reports, however, that some members of the NDC who endorsed Mr.
Amidu’s position are heading to court over the issue.
In responds to the court threat, the NDC chief scribe said that “if anybody is applying to the courts to challenge why President Mahama was not elected through general elections, he can still go to court.”
“We think that we have applied our constitution clearly, but it doesn’t prevent people from exercising whatever imaginary rights they think they have,” Mr.
By: Martin Asiedu-Dartey/Citifmonline.com/Ghana