Deputy Attorney General, Diana Asonaba has said they are happy with the decision by the Supreme Court to dismiss the review application filed by Member of Parliament for Assin North James Gyakye Quayson.
In her view, the lawyers for Mr. Gyakye Quayson failed to prove their case hence the dismissal.
“On the issue of the decision restraining the 1st defendant from holding himself out as an MP, the 1st defendant through his lawyers have failed to clearly surmount the conditions. So we are very happy with it,” she told journalists after hearing on Tuesday, June 14.
Mr. Gyakye Quayson was seeking to have the apex court overturn restraining orders filed against him by private citizen Michael Ankomah Nimfah.
Lead Counsel for the Assin North MP Tsatsu Tsikata prayed to the court to “protect the judicial integrity of this court by reviewing this decision”.
But Counsel for Ankomah Nimfah Frank Davis opposed the application, arguing that no case had been made by the applicant to necessitate a review of this court’s decision.
Earlier, the apex court had in a 5-2 majority decision on April 13, restrained him from holding himself as a legislator and conducting parliamentary duties.