Many woke up with a Short Messaging System (SMS) informing them to attend an urgent meeting at Zenith Hotel, Takoradi this morning. These were mainly customers of defunct Gold Coast Fund Management Limited.
Hundreds running into a thousand left their homes early in the morning with copies of their claim documents and identification cards hoping to have them processed for repayment of their deposits.
Per the message, which was forwarded by the leadership of the Aggrieved Customers of Gold Coast Fund Management (ACGC-FM), the meeting is being convened to enable them review the payment arrangement of their funds as outlined last Wednesday, by the Security and Exchange Commission.
The rationale the messages added is "to ensure that no member of this group is disadvantaged and to ensure that we are paid before the 2020 election."
But the bulk message seems not to have been understood clearly by a section of the attendees. Some who spoke to me, felt it was one of the schemes by some fraudulent people to swindle them of their monies.
A lot more were getting exhausted as they wait for the leadership to address them. The cries of the people were only to hear something convincing on how they can facilitate the payment of their monies.
Charles Nyame, addressing the aggrieved customers
Already, the Spokesperson for the ACGC-FM, Charles Nyame says the procedures outlined by SEC is cumbersome and not transparency enough for them they wish that SEC and for that matter government reviews the process so they get paid "before elections."
He has threatened that the affected customers shall vote against the government if they fail to pay their deposits.
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