Martin Amidu investigates two ministers for acts of corruption

Martin Amidu investigates two ministers for acts of corruption

- Two ministers are currently being investigated by the Office of the Special Prosecutor

- They are the minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, and the deputy minister of finance, Charles Adu Boahen

- Other government appointees are also being investigated by the Office of the Special Prosecutor

The Office of the Special Prosecutor is currently investigating the minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, and the deputy minister of finance, Charles Adu Boahen.

With Oppong Nkrumah, the case relates to allegations of abuse of office with regard to ASH Plantpool Company.

He was named in a deal to purchase vehicles for Members of Parliament (MPs) through a loan guaranteed by the government.

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YEN.com.gh understands that he has however submitted his caution statement responding to the allegations.

With respect to Adu Boahen, he was named in a deal to use his public office for private benefit, concerning the processing of government payroll.

Adu Boahen, an investment banker, is the son of NPP’s first flagbearer, the late Prof Albert Adu Boahen.

According to a Myjoyonline.com report, nine other political appointees and elected officers have been named in the investigations relating to abuse of office.

They include MP for Akrofuom constituency, Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah, who is yet to give a caution statement.

Several other government officials, such as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Forestry Commission (FC), Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie, are named in cases marked down for investigations.

Owusu-Afriyie is a respondent in a case of abuse of office for private benefit, relating to the encroachment of Sakumo Ramsar in Tema.

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