President Nana Akufo-Addo will on Wednesday “deal” with the petition seeking the impeachment of Electoral Commission (EC) boss, Charlotte Osei over some claims, Deputy Chief of Staff, Samuel Abdulai Jinapor has disclosed.
“The President will deal with it [petition] today this morning… and deal with it in accordance with the Constitution,” Mr. Jinapor told Joy FM Super Morning Show host, Kojo Yankson.
Per the provision of the Constitution, the president is expected to foward the petition to the Chief Justice who will then establish if the claims made against the EC boss warrants an investigation.
The deputy Chief of Staff stressed that the President, who is an avowed constitutionalist, will do what is right.
President Akufo-Addo arrived in the country last night and was handed the petition from some anonymous staff of the election management body seeking to impeach the Chair of the Commission for lacking administrative competence among a number of issues against her.
The petitioners, represented by counsel, Maxwell Opooku Agyemang, signed the petition before it was sent to the Presidency while Nana Akufo-Addo was on out of the country.
Deputy Chief of Staff, Samuel Abdulai Jinapor on Wednesday, stated on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM that, the president’s first assignment today will be to deal with the petition as the constitution stipulates.