- Ibrahim Mahama has won against government over the mining of bauxite in the Ashanti region
- The Accra High Court says government does not have the rights to stop Ibrahim Mahama from mining
It was a victorious moment for businessman, Ibrahim Mahama when an Accra High Court struck out a case against him over his bauxite business in the Ashanti Region.
The brother of the former president, John Dramani Mahama, was dragged to court by the minister of lands and natural resources, John Peter Amewu who wants to revoke the mining license of Ibrahim Mahama.
Ibrahim Mahama, who owns the Exton Cubic mining firm, a company which deals in the prospect for bauxite has for sometimes been having issues with mining at the Nhyinahini bauxite concession of the Tano Offin forest reserve in the region.
High court judge, Justice Kweku Ackah-Boafo, has ruled that the minister has no power to terminate the license of Ibrahim Mahama.
Meanwhile, deputy attorney general, Godfred Dame, still insists that the brother of Mahama does not have the rights to embark on mining activities.
Ibrahim Mahama is a powerful businessman who owns a chain of companies, including Engineers & Planners.
A leaked financial data has revealed how Ex-President John Mahama’s brother secretly invested huge sums of money in an offshore tax haven.
Ibrahim Mahama reportedly had an offshore company, Red Sky Aviation Limited, created for him by a Bermuda-based law firm Appleby in the Isle of Man. The company was used to hold a $7m Bombardier Challenger jet, the leaked 13.4 million documents christened ‘Paradise Papers’ showed.