Banking cleanup: AG drags Kwabena Duffuor, Johnson Asiama to court

Banking cleanup: AG drags Kwabena Duffuor, Johnson Asiama to court

- Dr. Kwabena Duffuor charged with money laundering

- The former 2nd deputy governor of the central bank, Johnson Asiama also charged for dishonesty and willfully causing financial loss

- The duo will appear before an Accra High Court

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Founder of defunct uniBank, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor and former second deputy governor of the Bnak of Ghana, Johnson Asiama have been charged with money laundering and causing financial loss to the state.

The duo have been dragged to court by the Attorney-General for their roles in the collapse of uniBank and other commercial banks.

The former finance minister has been specifically charged with money laundering and dishonestly receiving, while Dr. Asiama has been charged with willfully causing financial loss to the state.

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According to the charge sheet sighted by GraphicOnline, the case has been filed at the Accra High Court on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

The charge sheet signed by Director for Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mrs Yvonne Atakora Obuobisa, also filed criminal cases against the following individuals as well.

Son of Dr Duffuor, Dr Kwabena Duffuor II, who was the CEO of uniBank before it collapsed, Ekow Nyarko Dadzie-Dennis; the Chief Operating Officer of the bank and Elsie Dansoa Kyereh; Executive Head of Corporate Banking.

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The rest are Jeffery Amon; Senior Relationship Manager, Benjamin Ofori; Executive Head of Credit Control and Kwadwo Opoku Okoh; Financial Control Manager. earlier reported that a survey conducted by Ghana’s premier university has revealed that 64.9% of Ghanaians are in support of the compilation of a new voters register.

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According to the survey conducted by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana majority of Ghanaians are in full support of the EC’s decision for a new register.

In all 27,500 respondents were asked “The Electoral Commission intends to compile a new voters’ register. Do you agree?”

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