The Emile Short Commission of Inquiry that probed the violence which characterized the recent by-election at Ayawaso West Wuogon is expected to present its report to the President this morning.
The Commission was given a one-month duration to submit its report to the President giving reasons for its findings and recommendations, including appropriate sanctions if any.
Thursday’s by-election at Ayawaso-West Wuogon constituency was characterized by violence after some armed masked and hooded in police vehicles stormed the residence of the residence of the NDC parliamentary candidate.
In the process, six people were shot leaving them with varying degrees of injuries. The Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George was also assaulted and by the unknown men yet to be identified.
The C’ssion of Inquiry
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday February 6, 2019 set up a Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate the Ayawaso-West-Wuogon by-election violence.
The Commission was composed of: Mr. Justice Emile Short – Chairperson, Mrs. Henrietta Mensah Bonsu – Member, Mr. Patrick K. Acheampong – Member.
Mr. Ernest Kofi Abotsi, former Dean of the Faculty of Law of GIMPA and private legal practitioner, was appointed as Secretary to the Commission.