My legitimate victory cannot be stolen from me- Former Assin North MP reacts to court decision

Former Assin North MP, Joe Gyaakye Quayson, is asking his constituents and supporters not to despair in the face of what he calls the “travesty of justice” in the judgment asking him not to hold himself out as the MP.

He stated that the unimpeachable facts show he’s always been a “sincere, loyal, law-abiding and patriotic citizen who only sets out in good conscience to serve the great people of Assin North” with all his heart and all his capacity.

He urged his supporters to be assured that he was in high spirit and confident that the momentary “travesty” shall rather make them emerge stronger.

The former MP is writing for the first time after a Cape Coast High Court on Wednesday cancelled the parliamentary elections held in the constituency.

Joe Gyaakye Quayson is convinced the massive victory in Assin North on December 7, 2020, was a pure and legitimate one-handed over to them by the discerning people of Assin North, and they shall resist every attempt to subvert the true will of the people.

Below is the statement issued and signed by the former MP for Assin North

GRATEFUL FOR THE SOLIDARITY IN THE FACE OF THIS TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE

I wish to use this medium to express my deep and profound appreciation for the outpouring of support and solidarity since the judicial events of yesterday.

I am absolutely grateful to the chiefs and people of Assin North for the remarkable show of love and unparalleled resilience.

The solidarity from the rank and file of the NDC and the general public as a whole has renewed my confidence in a brighter future for this country regardless of the treacherous momentary setbacks.

As the unimpeachable facts show, I have always been a sincere, loyal, law abiding and patriotic citizen who only set out in good conscience to come serve the great people of Assin North with all my heart and with all my capacity.

Our massive victory in Assin North on December 7, 2020 was a pure and legitimate one handed over to us by the discerning people of Assin North and we shall resist every attempt to subvert the true will of the people.

Victory from the masses is far superior to the dark machinations of an elite few.

All my beloved constituents should be assured that I am in high spirit and confident that this momentary travesty shall rather make us emerge stronger.

So I urge you all not to be worried, neither should you be discouraged- the confirmation of our historic victory beckons.

Take heart and be of good cheer; the victory of the NDC and all true democrats shall not be stolen!

The Almighty Lord is on our side – we fear no foe.

Hon. James Gyakye Quayson,
[MP, Assin North]

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