Connect with us

Ghana Politics

Sammy Gyamfi Reports Ken Agyapong Over Alleged Death Threat

Published

on

Sammy Gyamfi Reports Ken Agyapong Over Alleged Death Threat

 

 

 

 

 

The National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Sammy Gyamfi has filed a police complaint against the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong for allegedly threatening his life.

In a complaint filed on his behalf by his lawyers and addressed to the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Mr Gyamfi says the death threat was made by the MP in a broadcast on an Accra-based radio station.

“Our client informs us that Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, who happens to be the Member of Parliament for Assin Central and a leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), while on Accra-based Asempa FM’s radio programme ‘Eko Sii Sen’, on the 4th of August, 2020 threatened to cause harm and/or death to our client through thugs under his control and direction,” the complaint reads.

THIS IS TRENDING:   'Mahama Is Not Fit To Talk About Corruption' - John Boadu Jabs Ex-President

“While speaking in the Twi language on the said programme, Mr. Kennedy Agyapong stated among other things that, if our client does proceed with his advocacy on national issues in a particular manner, he shall in a matter of three seconds organize his thugs to beat and/or finish our client mercilessly” (Enclosed herein in a copy of the video recording of the said program”.

The lawyers say Mr. Gyamfi has since gathered intelligence which suggests that thugs have been contracted to carry out Mr. Agyapong’s threat.

“Since making the said criminal threats on Asempa FM, our client has come by credible intelligence that shows that indeed, Kennedy Agyapong has contracted some thugs to carry out the threats he issued on our client’s life.

THIS IS TRENDING:   High Court Nullifies 2020 Parliamentary Election At Assin North

“Having regard to recent history and the notorious fact that, a prominent investigative journalist by the name Ahmed Suale was shot and murdered in cold blood by some unknown criminals following similar threats made on his life by the same Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, our client, a law-abiding citizen, feels compelled to formally write to you and lodge a complaint against the said Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, so as to avert a possible repeat of what happened to the late Ahmed Suale when his life was threatened by Mr. Kennedy Agyapong on that very “Eko sii sen” platform and other media platforms.”

Advertisement

Ghana Politics

Mahama’s Promise To Cancel E-levy Is A Political Talk – NPP

Published

on

The ruling government New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said John Mahama's promise to Ghanaian to scrap the E-levy if NDC win power in 2024 is a just a political tlak.

The ruling government New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said John Mahama’s promise to Ghanaian to scrap the E-levy if NDC win power in 2024 is a just a political talk.

According to NPP, the e-levy which started on Sunday, May 1 cannot be abolished by the NDC party.

Just like the one-time premium and the repeal of talk tax that John Mahama and his NDC promised, but failed to implement when they were in power, this promise is just a political talk.”

“In any event, can John Mahama explain the difference between his 17.5% tax on financial transactions and his manifesto pledge to impose a uniform tax on all electronic transactions? Are these measures E-Levy in disguise and does he stand by them?” Communications Director of the NPP Yaw Buaben Asamoa wondered at a press conference in Accra Wednesday.

THIS IS TRENDING:   Akufo-Addo Will Soon Resign For Bawumia To Take Over But He Can Never Be President Beyond 2024 – Nigel Gaisie Prophecies

He stressed: “If we reflect deeply, we will accept, as the records show, that significant change to our political institutions and conduct, economic structure and management and positive social impact, has mostly happened under the NPP’s watch.

“Many very significant national reverses occurred under the six years of John Mahama’s Presidency. He has since been rejected twice in elections. It’s possible his recent address is motivated by self-preservation towards his continued leadership of the NDC into 2024, given that both insiders and external observers are writing him off”.

He added: “Under John Mahamas’ leadership, Ghana will slip backwards into chaotic incompetence. Just like his autobiography tells all, he cannot take decisions. As he says in his book, he will ride this country like a bicycle, out of control and dangerously downhill, merely hopeful of survival.

THIS IS TRENDING:   Second Lady, Samira Bawumia Has Also Promised To Refund All Allowances Paid To Her.

“The 2024 presidential election is expected to be about two choices: whether we choose to build on the significant gains so far made under President Akufo-Addo with a new presidential candidate from the NPP who comes with his or her own fresh ideas as well or to choose the candidate the NDC are threatening to bring back, John Dramani Mahama.”

 

We Will Love You To Join Our Over 201k Members Instagram Family With Just One Click @gharticles

Source: GhArticles.com

Continue Reading

Ghana Politics

Supreme Court Dismisses Minority Injunction Application Against E-levy

Published

on

Supreme Court Dismisses Minority Injunction Application Against E-levy

The Supreme Court has thrown out the injunction application filed against the e-levy.

The apex court also directed the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to keep all records of deductions following the implementation of the electronic transaction levy.

In a unanimous ruling, Presiding Judge Nene Amegatcher reading the judgment noted that the nature of the relief sought by the minority is null and void.

Three Members of Parliament; Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu; Mahama Ayariga(Bawku Central) and Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa(North Tongu) are seeking the Supreme Court to restrain the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) from implementing the E-Levy until the final determination of an earlier substantive suit challenging the constitutionality of the bill by Parliament.

THIS IS TRENDING:   Okada Riders Are Not Dumb - Bernard Okoe Boye To John Mahama

Lead counsel for minority, Godwin Edudzi Tamaklo argued that greater parties will suffer, adding he 5u4 e-levy did not seek the interest of the public.

Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame opposed the injunction by the three minority members.

 

We Will Love You To Join Our Over 201k Members Instagram Family With Just One Click @gharticles

Source: GhArticles.com

Continue Reading

Ghana Politics

We’ll Account For E-levy – Akufo-Addo Pledges

Published

on

We’ll Account For E-levy – Akufo-Addo Pledges

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated the commitment of government to ensure transparency and judicious use of revenue mobilized through the implementation of the e-levy Act to engender confidence among tax payers.

According to the President “government agenda to introduce the electronic levy bill, is now electronic transfer levy Act 2022 “Act 1075″ is a strategic decision to boost our revenue mobilization drive in order to grow our economy by ourselves to improve social, economic and infrastructural development in the republic of Ghana. The controversies which emanated from the inception of the electronic levy bill was a healthy one for our democracy as a nation”.

President Akufo-Addo therefore assured that “the government is committed to ensure the Judicious administration and implementation and the same time reporting of all revenues collected under the newly introduced electronic levy Act to impose a confidence in the government”.

THIS IS TRENDING:   Stop Being Arrogant And Fix Poor Roads - Minority To Amoako-Atta

This was contained in a speech read on behalf of the President by the Eastern Regional Minister Seth Kwame Acheampong during the 60th anniversary celebration of Rev. Friederich Monninger Memorial Presbyterian Church in Akosombo under the theme “Jesus Christ the light of the world” ,

He assured the congregants that, “government remains resolute and alive to to serve all well-meaning Ghanaians despite the global economic challenges. we are focused to sustain and grow the economy to make it an enviable one hence the need to continue to invest in the future the benefit for the generations unborn”

President Akufo-Addo said the Free Senior High , Vocational and Technical Education policy are the special purpose vehicles to churn out the needed human capital for accelerated development.

THIS IS TRENDING:   Akufo-Addo Will Soon Resign For Bawumia To Take Over But He Can Never Be President Beyond 2024 – Nigel Gaisie Prophecies

“I am very optimistic the legacy to ensure every school going child of this country attains a minimum of secondary education has overly been achieved the data is available to show. The free senior high school and the free technical vocational and education training are the best vehicles we have devised to take us to the realization of our goal of an educated and skilled work force” he explained.

He added that “considering our current dispensation of technological advancement , every school going child will continue to be given the requisite education to be equip to run a modern and digitalize economy , and also the pursue to achieve Ghana beyond aid is very promising especially when government is poised to become self reliant to win itself from over reliance of foreign taste”.

Continue Reading

Trending