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“All Kennedy Agyapong does is to insult women, I will beat him like my son” Chief of Assin Akroso threatens

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The chief of Assin Akroso in the Eastern Region, Nana Kwabena Ofori 11 has threatened to beat the Member of Parliament for Assin central Hon. Kennedy Agyapong

According to the Chief, he is angry over the allegations by the MP that he has received gifts from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential candidate John Mahama to harm the development project in the area.

Hon. Kennedy on Sunday the 8th of November 2020 alleged that during the Campaign launch of Mo George Kwame Aboagye, Member of Parliament fr the Asene Manso Akroso constituency that the chief took a land cruiser from John Mahama in 2016.

“In 2016, Mr Mahama was giving chiefs Land Cruisers and Chief ( Nana Kwabena Ofori 11) here had one. They shared land cruisers but they didnt win. We have Chiefs, who are involved in politics and they have the right to decide which candidate they want and I dont have a problem with that but if a Chief here has a Problem with the NPP campaigning here, ask yourselves does he feed any of you? Is he the one paying for the free SHS for your children” Hon Kennedy added.

 

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Akufo-Addo wanted me to investigate Mahama after he became NDC flagbearer – Martin Amidu

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The former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has revealed that President Nana Akufo-Addo wanted him to probe former President John Mahama after he won the NDC primaries to become the party’s flagbearer.

In a lengthy statement in response to the President’s acceptance of his resignation, the former Attorney General stated that Akufo-Addo also consented to his decision not to investigate the former President over the Airbus Scandal.

Mr Amidu’s comment is in response to the Secretary to the President, Nana Asante Bediatuo’s November 17 letter in which he claimed that the former Special Prosecutor had “erroneously and without moral or legal basis” decide to confer immunity on National democratic Congress Presidential Candidate, John Mahama in the Airbus Scandal.

But Amidu in his response stated that “I took the decision to hold in abeyance the investigation of former President John Dramani Mahama with the knowledge and consent of the President as the Chairman of the National Security Council on purely national security grounds and not politics.”

“The President also knows that he instructed a Minister of State while he the President was on a campaign tour in the Northern Region to liaise with me to explore whether or not it was prudent to investigate former President Mahama after he won his party’s primaries to be its flagbearer.

“The President was briefed as Chairman of the National Security Council as to why the investigation had to be held in abeyance till after the election and he consented to it. I can prove this with mathematical precision if the President so wishes,” he said.

In other news, Martin Amidu has fired fresh shots at the Presidency after Akufo-Addo received his resignation letter.

In a response to allegations levelled against him from the presidency, Mr Amidu accused President Akufo-Addo of being the head honcho of corruption.

He added that all the response from the presidency concerning his resignation and line of work were full of ‘public deceptions and propaganda’ which needed to be demystified.

Amidu described the Nana Addo as a president who took the presidential “oath while looking like the innocent flower of anti-corruption but being the mother serpent of corruption under it.”

He further emphasised that the Agyapa Royalties Transaction deal as the biggest corrupt deal in Ghana since independence.

“I resigned my position as the Special Prosecutor because of the traumatic experience I suffered from the reaction of the President who breached his Presidential oath by unlawfully obstructing me from taking any further steps on the Agyapa Royalties Transactions from 20th October 2020 to 1 November 2020.”

“When I met the President on 23rd October 2020, I received the shock of my life when he demanded that I took no further action on the Agyapa royalties transaction anti-corruption assessment report for another week.

That was when it was divinely revealed to me that the President whom I trusted so much for integrity only looked like the innocent flower of anti-corruption but he was really the mother corruption serpent under the innocent-looking flower,” he said.

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“No cash burnt in GCB Bank Kantamanto Branch Fire” Ghana National Fire Service

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Following the outbreak of fire at the Ghana Commercial Bank Kantamanso branch, there were photos circulating on social media that millions of Ghana cedis were burnt to ashes.

Well, the Ghana National Fire Service has come out to debunk those rumours saying no cash burnt during the outbreak of fire.

Mynewsgh.com reports that Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the GNFS, Divisional Officer I, Mr Ellis Robinson Okoe disclosed that the first floor where the fire started from contains some stationery has been confined from spreading to other floors.

He was quick to add that about 40 fire service personnel are currently on various floors to ensure that the other floors are not gutted by the fire.

“We had a distress call that the Liberty Towers Branch of the GCB Bank had been gutted by fire. We rushed in and realized that the fire started from the first floor which contains only stationary. We have confined the fire and our men are on the ground working to ensure we douse it. There are currently 40 men in the building”, he revealed in an interview.

Asked what the cause of fire he said “ I don’t want to speculate but the Chief Operating officer told me they did some fumigation and I am not sure that is what sparked the fire. The fire outbreak investigation is a science and we will investigate and establish the cause”, he added

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Adeiso SHS Graduate Who Scored 8As In WASSCE To Study In The UK Following Nana Addo’s Directive (Photo)

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Thomas Amoani, the student from the Adeiso Senior High School in the Eastern Region, who obtained grade A1 in all eight subjects in the 2020 WASSCE to study in the UK after President Nana Addo intervened

He obtained Excellent grades of A1 in Social Studies, English Language, Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science, Economics, Geography, Government, and Mathematics (Elective).

His dream is to attend the University of Ghana to read Economics.

Following the intervention by President Nana Akufo-Addo, Amoani is to have his university education in the United Kingdom (UK).

Not long after WAEC released the result of the 2020 WASSCE, Amoaning’s brilliant performance appeared on online media platforms.

In a video sighted on Graphic.com.gh, the boy narrated how he had to walk six kilometers from his home at Asuaba to attend classes at Adeiso SHS every school day.

His challenge after passing getting the ultimate in WASSCE was how he was going to realize his dream of pursuing a degree in Economics from the University of Ghana.

After coming across the story of Amoaning, Akufo-Addo directed the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat (GSS) to offer the boy a scholarship based on his excellent performance in the WASSCE.

In a letter sighted by thedistin.com on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat disclosed that the socio-geographical background of Amoah was taken into consideration by the president in the offer of the scholarship.

Already, the letter signed by the registrar at the secretariat Kingsley Agyemang indicated, Amoaning’s family has been contacted and a meeting is expected to be held on Friday, November 27, 2020, to discuss the scholarship in detail.

Following the meeting with Amoaning’s family and a review by the GSS, the dream of studying at the University of Ghana has been upgraded.

A letter from the GSS sighted online has revealed that the head of education at the Ghana High Commission in the UK has been directed to immediately initiate processes to get Amoani admitted into a school there.

Amoani’s scholarship to the UK will include full tuition, accommodation, monthly stipends. return air tickets, health insurance, and other benefits.

The letter further said the Ghana Scholarships Secretariat’s decentralized application and award processes will ensure that, students in similar situations are identified and given the necessary government sponsorship for their tertiary education

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