An Accra High Court has demanded the elections management body in Ghana, the Electoral Commission (EC), to respond to a suit challenging the disqualification of an independent Presidential aspirant, Marricke Kofi Gane.
The court gave the EC up to Tuesday, November 24 to respond to the suit.
Mr. Gane, who is one of the five disqualified independent presidential aspirants, sued the EC to challenge the decision to disqualify him.
The EC disqualified him based on alleged forged signatures on his nomination forms. which the EC claims to have discovered
Dissatisfied by the decision, Mr. Gane sued the EC in court.
In demanding the EC respond to the suit, the High Court also said Mr. Gane and the lawyers of the EC must reappear at the Criminal Court 2 Division of the High Court for the case to be heard.