- An NPP member, Edward Okraku Adum, has written to the president, and called for the dismissal of Horace Ewusi
- According to Adum, Horace is a criminal who broke out from prison in the United Kingdom and sneaked into Ghana under a different name
- He added that Ewusi took $10,000 from him and has since not returned the money
A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Edward Okraku Adum, has written to President Akufo-Addo, calling for the dismissal of one Horace Ekow Ewusi from office.
Ewusi, YEN.com.gh has learnt, is the first vice Central regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), as well as a member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM).
In a petition addressed to the minister for national security, Albert Kan Dapaah, and had the president, the United Kindgom high commissioner to Ghana and the national chairman of the NPP copied, Adum explained that Ewusi defrauded him of an amount of US$10,000.
He added that Ewusi misrepresented himself as the IMCIM’s official auctioneer and auctioned equipment seized from illegal miners, but failed to render accounts.
Adum went on to say that Ewusi is an alleged jail breaker from the HMP Ford Prison in the United Kingdom, where he was sentenced for stealing a car from a car hiring company and had it illegally shipped to Ghana.
Per a Peacefmonline.com report, he also revealed that Ewusi was previously known as Horace Brown, but changed his name after breaking jail and slipping into Ghana.
In Adum’s opinion, it is surprising that someone with such a character is occupying sensitive office in the NPP government.
When contacted, Ewusi however stated that Adum is a delusional man and as such, he is ready to cooperate with any person or institution willing to conduct checks on him.
In other news, some security officials have been arrested and sent to police stations for breaking road traffic laws.
They were picked up on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, together with the driver of car with registration number GN-707-Y on the Legon-GIMPA Link road
The car, per information available, belongs to the Forestry Commission of Ghana and the arrest was effected after the driver was caught driving in the middle of the road.
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