- Ibrahim Mahama has been asked by EOCO to surrender his passport by Wednesday, April 19th
- He was asked to appear to answer questions regarding dud cheques
- Ningo-Prampram MP, Sam George, was also at EOCO's premises when Mr. Mahama arrived
Mr. Ibrahim Mahama, well known Ghanaian businessman and brother of former president John Dramani Mahama, has been asked to submit his passport by officers of the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO).
Last week Thursday, April 13th, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama received the invitation from EOCO to appear in order to answer questions regarding alleged dud cheques.
Having arrived at EOCO's offices on Tuesday, April 18th, in the morning, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama was still being questioned by late afternoon.
Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo-Prampram Constituency, Hon. Sam George, happened to be in EOCO's premises, confirmed Mr. Mahama's arrival. He also stated that other than being asked to submit his travel documents today, Mr. Mahama also would be meeting the EOCO boss on Thursday.
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“He was invited over some cheques that were issued to GRA. He has a standing arrangement with the GRA over some cheques he issued to them… He has explained with his lawyers to EOCO and the issues have been understood fully and so arrangement have been made. He is supposed to present his passport tomorrow and then on Thursday he has a meeting with the EOCO boss.”
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Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, has recently been reported saying that Mr. Ibrahim Mahama will be jailed soon. It remains to be seen if EOCO's interrogations will lead to any serious charges, although the request to submit his passport seems somewhat ominous.