The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision refused an application seeking to halt ongoing construction works on the National Cathedral.
The seven-member panel presided over by Chief Justice Kwesi Anin Tuesday ruled that appropriate remedies exist to be used by the court to provide compensation if it rules against the state in the substantive case.
A businessman, Jonathan Holm, is in court alleging that government has breached portions of the constitution in allowing state land to be used in a manner that does not serve the public interest.
He wants a declaration of the action as unconstitutional with the land returned to its original owners.
Court correspondent Joseph Ackah-Blay was in court as the panel urged the lawyers for the businessman to pursue the substantive matter since this is the second time it has refused an application filed by them.
Source: Myjoyonline.com | Abubakar Ibrahim