- The GRA has denied reports that money was lost to fire at its head office annex on Sunday, December 1, 2019
- Acting Commissioner General of the GRA, Amishadai Owusu Amoah, has assured the public that no monies were lost
- Meanwhile, four persons were injured in the process of dousing the fire; the injured included a soldier and a firefighter
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The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has cleared perception by the public that money was lost as a result of the fire at its headquarters annex of the Authority on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
According to a statement signed by the Acting Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Amishadai Owusu Amoah, clients can go to the Adabraka office of the GRA to do business.
“There is no money lost, all the funds are secured and there is nothing that nobody should be concerned about at all. There is no burnt cash and we do not know what might have caused the fire,” the statement noted.
Reports suggest the Archives Department of the GRA was the first to be attacked by the fire.
Eyewitnesses blamed the Ghana National Fire Service for the delayed response, worsening the situation.
But public relations officer of the Ghana Fire Service, Elis Robinson Okoe, said the firemen struggled to access the building to douse the fire.
“It is because we don’t have access to the building. They are using the window instead of opening doors and other things so we can pass through and get to the place. Everything was locked. We gained access to the place through the back window.”
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that there was a bit of confusion at the Holy Ghost Revival Assemblies of God Church at South Odorkor as Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah met former President John Mahama on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Both Mahama and Owusu Bempah had been invited by the church to grace their 30th-anniversary celebrations.
Owusu Bempah who had t leave the venue earlier in order to go and preach in his own church decided to go and exchange pleasantries with the former president.
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