June 2, 2023

The clerk of Ghana’s Parliament Cyril Kwabena Oteng Nsiah per section 3 of the constitution of Ghana (Amendment) Act, 1996 (Act 527) has formerly written to the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Jean A. Mensah formally notifying her of occurrence of a vacancy in the Assin North constituency.

According to him this was necessitated by the judgment of the Supreme Court on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 with writ No J1/11/2022 issued in respect of James Gyakye Quayson in the case of Michael Ankomah Nimfah vrs James Gyakye Quayson.

The Electoral Commission of Ghana and The Attorney-General have requested the EC to take appropriate consequential actions as required by law in a letter to the EC.