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NPP Chairman Who Owns Petroleum And Media Companies Face Arrest For Nonpayment Of SSNIT

It is appalling to learn that a warrant has

been issued against the Volta Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) by Aflao District Court to have him arrested for refusing to pay SSNIT for his employees.


The suspect, Mr. Makafui Kofi Wanyah who did not register his companies into the Social Security Scheme thereby is liable to a fine and/or imprisonment under Section 83 (1) (a) (g) of the National Pensions Act, 2008.


Despite efforts to get him do the needful, Mr. Wanyah refused to appear before the court after being summoned on two different occasions, April 28, and  May 6, 2021.

As his companies are not captured into the system, he has allegedly not paid his workers’ contributions to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).


Several attepts by officials of SSNIT in the region to get these establishments registered hit the rock.


Reports detailed that Mr. Makafui Wanyah has a radio station and a number of gas filling stations to his name.

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