Judgement debt Supreme Court puts on hold Amidu's oral examination against Woyome

However, one of the applications is praying the Supreme Court to review the ruling of the court given a week ago.

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Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, may not get the opportunity to orally examine embattled businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome in the GHc 51 million judgement debt saga as the Supreme Court granted a request by Woyome.

The Court granted a request for the postponement of the anticipated oral examination by Martin Amidu.

Related: Woyome heads to court to stop Amidu's oral examination

The oral examination was expected to take place on Thursday, November 24.

Justice Enin Yeboah ruled that Martin Amidu orally examines the man at the centre of the controversial GHC 51 million judgement debt saga.

However, one of the applications is praying the Supreme Court to review the ruling of the court given a week ago.

Read more: Judgment debt was paid to me legally - Woyome

On Thursday, December 1, Justice Anin Yeboah said he was obliged to stay the oral examination of Mr Woyome by Amidu therefore it was important for the proceedings to be put on hold since the review case may have a substantial impact on the pending oral examination.

The Supreme Court, however, adjourned the case to December 15, 2016 for hearing on the review case.

Background

Alfred Agbesi Woyome filed two suits at the Supreme Court that could put the oral examination by a former Attorney General, Martin Amidu’s on hold.

See more: Here are the documents on Woyome's GH₵35m contract with government

The second application, is requesting for a stay of proceedings until the appeal is reviewed.

In the motion, Woyome said: "Take notice that Counsel for, on and behalf of, the applicant herein will move this honourable court for an order praying for stay of proceedings pending the determination of an application for the reversal of the ruling dated 16th November, 2016 of His Lordship, Anin Yeboah, JSC, sitting as a single justice in the above-mentioned case."

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