- Two former employees of the defunct Capital Bank have rejected thr press release from the former board chairman of the bank, Dr. Mensa Otabil
- Raymond Addei Danquah and Philip Yawson stated that all they are interested in is their severance packages and nothing else
- They added that they have petitioned the presidency with respect to the matter, but are yet to receive a response
Former employees of the defunct Capital Bank, have rejected the statement released by the Former Board Chairman, Pastor Mensa Otabil.
In a press release which has since gone viral, Pastor Otabil, revealed that he had as Board Chairman, he was not involved in the day to day operations of the bank.
He added that the well-being of all those who lost their jobs has been his foremost concern.
Two former employees, Raymond Addei Danquah and Philip Yawson however dismissed his remarks, saying that they don’t need his sympathies and prayers.
Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen, they stated that they were simply interested in their severance packages and nothing else.
Raymond Addei Danquah, who was Deputy Head of Digital Banking, said he now grills pork to support his family.
According to him, catering for their families ever since they lost their jobs has been challenging.
He noted that the payers and sympathies of Pastor Mensa Otabil will not change their current situation.
“We don’t need his sympathises and prayers; it won’t change anything. Even workers of Capital Bank who are members of ICGC have not heard anything from the church,” Raymond stated.
He went on to say that they have petitioned President Akufo-Addo with respect to their predicament, but they are yet to get a response.
The GCB Bank, with the permission of the Bank of Ghana, assumed responsibility for the assets and liabilities of the Capital Bank and UT Bank in the year 2017.
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