President John Dramani Mahama has presented to the Council of State petitions he received in respect of the incarceration of three (3) persons for contempt of court.
The petitions were received from lawyers of the jailed Montie Presenter, Salifu Maase, and his two guests, Ako Gunn and Alistair Nelson who have been jailed for four months by the Supreme Court, and a Civil Society Group, Research & Advocacy Platform.
The presentation was done by the Chief of Staff Julius Debrah on behalf of the Mahama.
Presenting the petitions to the Chairperson of the Council, Madam Cecilia Johnson, Mr. Debrah said the President is looking forward to the advice of the Council.
The Chairperson announced that the petitions will be submitted to the Legal Committee of the Council for initial review before the Council as a whole meets to consider the issues.