MP for Atwima Nwabiagya South allegedly defrauds constituents of Gh¢800,000.  

The Member of Parliament for Atwima Nwabiagya South Constituency, Emmanuel Agyei Anhwere and his personal assistant, Kofi Juantoa are alleged to have landed themselves in trouble, after jointly defrauding some people of huge sums of monies.
 
Over 25 people including some NPP delegates within his constituency have accused the MP and his aid of taking from them, various amounts of money and promising them of jobs in exchange.
 
According to the victims, neither of them got the jobs for their children, family members and or themselves. 
 
According to the victims the amounts paid by each person ranged between ¢4,000 and Gh¢10,000.
The total amount from the 25 constituents paid to the MP and his aid amounted Gh¢800,000.  
 
One of the victims and NPP delegate, Maame Birago, speaking to Agyenkwa Fm yesterday revealed that, the MP’s aid, Kofi Juantoa was in police custody and could be processed to court today, June 7, 2022. She said she is informed that “the MP wants to disassociate himself from the aid and the case and also aid Kofi Juantoa travel abroad.”
 
They therefore called on Hon. Agyei Anhwere to either refund their monies or allow the aid to face the full rigors of the law since Juantoa collected the money on authority of his boss.
 
Some of the victims said “Should Hon. Emmanuel Agyei Anhwere fail to refund our monies and or play any monkey tricks with them he should be ready to face whatever will come from them.
Meanwhile, family members have also cautioned the MP to refund the monies to the victims.

 

Mad. Adwoa Adutwumwah, is the niece to Kofi Juantoa spoke to Agyenkwa FM’s Osofoba Kwame Afrifah. She pleaded with MP Anhwere to pay the ¢8billion to the victims to get her uncle out from police custody.

Political interferences responsible for chieftaincy disputes – Dr. Zanetor Rawlings

 
MP for Klottey Korley Dr. Zanetor Rawlings told parliament that the best way to honor the legacy of Nana Wiafe Akenteng III, Omanhehe of Offinso Traditional area, it is important to allow the chieftaincy system function without the incessant political interferences in playing its complementary role to Ghana’s governance system. She made this statement on the floor of parliament when members took turns to eulogize the late chief on Thursday.

 

 

She held the opinion that chiefs and traditional leaders should be able to work with the level of integrity that will allow them serve as a check on the government and be able to raise issues regarding their people’s plights without necessarily being viewed as partisan in spite of whatever their allegiances will be.
 

She observed that the many chieftaincy disputes and unrests, which have engulfed the various traditional areas in the country, are mostly because of unnecessary political interferences.   “As we look across the various traditional areas of which mine is not exempt the repeated political interferences within the chieftaincy is causing a lot of disunity and unrests.” Dr. Rawlings opined.

 

 

The constitution recognizes the chieftaincy system and a ministry dedicated to oversee it. This according to Zanetor points to the fact that the chieftaincy system is not a ceremonial institution. “It is still very much alive and a part of our culture and tradition. On this occasion as we celebrate the life and legacy of such a chief, we must be reminded of the importance of a non-interference of politicians in the chieftaincy system.” She reiterated.

 

 

Nana Wiafe Akenteng III, Omanhehe of Offinso Traditional area, died on October 2, 2021.
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