The Chief Justice has empanelled seven justices of the Supreme Court to adjudicate the presidential election petition to determine whether or not President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is the validly elected President of Ghana.
The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, is challenging the declaration of President Akufo-Addo as the winner of the 2020 presidential election.
It is the second presidential election petition in the history of Ghana, after the first one in 2012.
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The Chief Justice himself, Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah has elected to be a member of the panel and therefore presiding over the panel.
Other members of the panel are Justice Yaw Apau, Samuel Kofi Marful-Sau, Prof. Nii Ashie Kotey, Nene A. O. Amegatcher, Gertrude Torkonoo and Mariama Owusu.
The hearing of the petition is broadcast live on Ghana Television (GTV).