A member of the ruling National Democratic Congress Legal team has described as amusing the reaction of the former Attorney General to governmentï¿½s decision on the sale of the state bungalow to NPP chairman Jake Obitsebi Lamptey.
Mr. Martin Amidu stated in a Press release that governmentï¿½s decision to withdraw the sale of the property to Mr Obetsebi Lamptey is unconstitutional and an affront to the Judiciary.
But a member of the NDC Legal Team, Chris Ackumey in an interview with XYZ News said the Presidentï¿½s decision is a policy statement which does not interfere in any way with the ruling of the court.
ï¿½The directive given by the cabinet does not in any way constitutes an effrontery to the judgment which was delivered or a disclaimer to the extent that one would call it that such a judgment is over ruling the judgment of the Supreme Court and to that extent unconstitutional, I just find that very amusingï¿½ Mr. Ackumey said.
Mr. Ackumey who is also the Acting Managing Director of GOIL added that ï¿½the President and his cabinet have just issued a policy statement; they have not interfered or done anything untoward so far as this judgment is concerned.
ï¿½They have not made any statement that they are not going to respect or accept the judgment.
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