Names of suspects released after security agencies foil attempted overthrow of Akufo-Addo’s gov’t

Names of suspects released after security agencies foil attempted overthrow of Akufo-Addo’s gov’t

- Ghana's security agencies have foiled an attempt by some people to take over the government and create instability

- The suspects were arrested after an operation was carried out at dawn on Friday, September 20, 2019

- The security agencies have urged Ghanaians to remain calm and assist with information about suspicious people

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that security agencies in the country have foiled an attempted takeover of the government and creation of instability.

An operation carried out at dawn on Friday, September 20, 2019, resulted in the arrest of three suspects.

Several ammunition and explosives were reportedly seized at the Citadel Hospital, at Alajo and another location at Bawaleshie near Dodowa in Accra.

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The suspects have been identified as Dr. Frederick Yao Mac-Palm and Mr. Ezor Kafui, a local weapon manufacturer and Bright Allan Debrah Ofosu.

Per a report by citinewsroom.com, the Information ministry revealed a joint operation was carried out after about 15 months of surveillance and evidence gathering.

YEN.com.gh has learned that the between June and August 2018, a man named BB, who acted for and on behalf of Dr. Mac-Palm, reached out to a number of people to assist with the plot.

The idea was to take over key installations and obtain funding for the plot to take over the government.

The security agencies have given the assurance that they will continue to safeguard Ghana’s security.

They have also asked the public to remain calm and assist with information on suspicious people for action to be taken.

In other news, Prince Kofi Amoabeng, the founder of UT Holdings, of which UT Bank was part, has revealed he once helped President Akufo-Addo and finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta. According to him, in the year 2003, he gave a loan to the sitting president, who was then an opposition leader.

He added that he saved a company belonging to the current finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, from collapse.

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Source: Yen

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