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Council of State Member In Trouble As Special Prosecutor Chases After Her

The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) is accusing Ms Asomah-Hinneh of influence-peddling as it retrieves GH¢1.074 million from Labianca Company Limited, owned by her.

The OPS alleges that Ms Asoma-Hinneh used her position as a member of the Council of State and member of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) to get a reduction in the tax liabilities of Labianca Limited.

The above quoted amount, according to the OSP, is a shortfall in import duties the frozen foods company paid to the state.

The OSP has also questioned a Deputy Commissioner of Customs in charge of Operations, Joseph Adu Kyei, for issuing what it described as unlawful customs

Ms Adomah-Hinneh was cited in an investigative report, dated August 3, 2022, released by the OSP

Report is titled: "Report of Investigation into Alleged Commission of Corruption and Corruption Related Offences involving Labianca Group of Companies and the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority.

Following the release of the investigative document, Ms Adomah-Hinneh, has rebuffed the report, saying she has not engaged in any wrong-doing.

Responding to the allegation in an interview with the Graphic Online, the Council of State Member said "I cannot give any comment because I have not seen any report from the Special Prosecutor. I do not even know that the report is out,"

She added that "I have not been around, but the office is there and so next Monday or Tuesday I will call and ask them. It is the management so I will ask them”.

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Adomah-Hinneh Asoma-Hinneh Joseph Adu Kyei OPS OSP


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