President Mahama Fires CHRAJ Boss

President Mahama Fires CHRAJ Boss

Yen.com.gh sources indicate that President John Mahama has removed former boss of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Lauretta Lamptey from office.

The source says President Mahama has sent the letter removing Lauretta Lamptey and a statement will be issued to that effect Thursday.

The President’s action is in line with the recommendations of a five-member committee that investigated Ms Lamptey.

The Chief Justice set up the committee after some Ghanaians petitioned the president to remove her from office following revelations about the cost of her accommodation.

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In January, 2015 the Commissioner was suspended by President Mahama following the establishment of a prima facie case against her by the Chief Justice.

The investigative report on Ms Lamptey’s alleged misuse of state resources. She was alleged to have spent about GHC182, 000 to renovate her official residence.

 

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