You have a temperament known as ungovernable character; Lawyer for EC tells Mettle Nunoo

Lawyer for the second respondent in the ongoing election petition has told the third witness for the petitioner Rojo Mettle Nunoo that he has a temperament of ungovernable character.

This was after the Electoral Commission lawyer had finished cross examination of the witness after several back-and-forth confrontation.

“You remember in 2008 you said in the strong room that I am Rojo Mettle Nunoo and if Kwabena adjepong did not take his time you are going to go at him one on one, Iam putting it to you that that character of yours is just what you have displayed for the court,” he said.

Justin Amenuvor said “You have a temperament known as ungovernable character.my lord that will be all.  “

Meanwhile Lawyer for the second respondent in the ongoing 2020 general election has told the third witness of the petitioner to desist from running unnecessary commentaries in an attempt to answer questions posed to him.

Akoto Ampaw gave the advice after he took his turn to cross examine Rojo Mettle Nunoo.

He said “Let me advise you that you are before the supreme court and when a question is put to you, you answer the question, not to set up your own questions and run around with it. So please listen to my questions and answer it, you are not permitted to run irrelevant commentaries.”

Rojo Mettle-Nunoo had claimed in his witness statement that the EC Chair, on December 9, asked him and his colleague, Dr. Michael Kpessa-Whyte to go consult the petitioner, John Mahama over some issues, and she had offered to give them police escort to assist them get back in time for the declaration of the result.

He said, while they were away, the EC Chair announced the results in their absence without them signing it, as the law requires.

Rojo Mettle-Nunoo is testifying via Zoom due to ill health.

Fred Dzakpata

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