- Halifax Ansah-Addo questioned President Akufo-Addo's involvement in the release of Akuapem Poloo from prison
- Poloo was finally released from prison on April 23, days after she was granted bail
- Halifax Ansah-Addo shared his concern on UTV's United Showbiz Television
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A journalist with, Halifax Ansah-Addo, has questioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's involvement in the temporary release of actress Akuapem Poloo from prison.
On Friday, April 23, Poloo, born Rosemond Brown, was finally released from prison some three days after she was granted bail by the High Court in Accra pending an appeal of an earlier conviction at the Circuit Court.
The High Court granted her bail in the sum of GHc80,000 with two sureties. She is to report to the case investigator every two weeks and is to deposit her passport with the registrar of the court.
On Saturday, April 24, she addressed the media where amongst other issues, she expressed her gratitude to people including Akufo-Addo for his help in getting her released.
During an interview, Ansah-Addo asked the president to come clear on any role he played in Poloo's release.
"Unless the president did something beyond the sympathy and compassion, that is what we need to be clear," the journalist said on UTV's United Showbiz.
"The President has a man called Eugene Arhin who is his Communication Director, come and tell us what did the President do about Akuapem Poloo's case."
Check out some reactions to Halifax's request below.
xorse_xorse: Where did you get this Halifax man at all.. see his face like kasoa.
cutesy_akuah: Halifax should stop dragging this issue, it’s becoming annoying, does he want them to send poloo back to jail or what???
beckypearl: Halifax should stop mentioning Jesus’ name .. he shouldn’t even be invited to the show again .., what’s all this ??
akua1694: Heer halifax woti s3 box iron watiI was in support wen u diss DKB but nt now sia go to Nana Addos office n ask him dat foolish question wid dis same energy Ofui woho s3 ahoma y3 steady Wawanka!
Poloo's release was hailed by Ghanaian celebrities like Reggie Rockstone and Gloria Sarfo.
In other news, The father of Akuapem Poloo's son, Rashid Yakubu, has popped up for the first time on social media.
Yakubu appeared in the public eye for an interview with Abeiku Santana on Okay FM on Friday, April 23, 2021. Photos of Yakubu show him to be a clean-shaved man (bald) with a beard dressed in a white v-neck t-shirt.
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