Lawyers of Assin North Member of Parliament, Honorable James Gyekye Quayson today Thursday, 5th August 2021 has duly filed for Stay of Execution pending Appeal in court.
The member of parliament for Assin North Constituency has been battling with court issues concerning his dual citizenship. Cape Coast High Court on Wednesday, 28th July ruled the case against Hon. James Gyekye Quayson, calling for a fresh parliamentary election to be held in Assin North Constituency.
Meaning that Mr. James Gyekye Quayson until then cannot hold himself as a Member of Parliament for the people of Assin North Constituency.
However, the member of parliament Mr. James Gyekye Quayson is not barred from contesting.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) legal team and the lawyers of the MP, James Gyekye Quayson who believe that their client was qualified at the time of the 2020 election have filed for a stay of execution in the Appeals Court.