Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng has been in the news of late. He has been in the news after his Office publicly came out that it has recovered GH¢1.074 million from Labianca Company Limited, a company owned by Ms Eunice Jacqueline Buah Asomah-Hinneh, who is a an elected member of the Council of State representing the Western Region.
Kissi Agyebeng the Special Prosecutor has been trending for some days now after he opened the lid to a scandal allegedly involving Col. Kwadwo Damoah (Rtd), Commissioner at Customs Division of the GRA and Eunice Jacqueline Buah Asomah-Hinneh, owner of Labianca Company Limited. According to the Special Prosecutor, the Eunice the Council of State member used her influence to get some leverage before the Customs Officer head.
Blessed Godsbrain Smart, host of ‘Maakye’ on Onua TV/FM has berated the Commissioner of Customs Division, Colonel Kwadwo Damoah, (retired) for attacking the personality of the Special Prosecutor. Col. Rtd. Damoah has described some investigations being carried out by the Special Prosecutor on Labianca Limited as a calculated attempt to dent his image, which he says would not suffice.
The special prosecutor, Lawyer Kissi Agyabeng has demonstrated that he indeed has the teeth to bite hard. The lawyer has exonerated Dr. Hannah Bisiew, the NDC national women organiser as he bites an appointee of Nana Akufo Addo. It will be recalled that Dr. Bisiew accused the CEO of Labianca Group of Companies of being corrupt.
Economic insecurity is currently staring at the faces of most Ghanaians. Even the government has run to the International Monetary Fund in the face of near economic bankruptcy. Demonstrations and Industrial strikes have set in. Four pre-tertiary teacher unions have already embarked on strike. The Ghana Medical Association, Public Services Workers Union and Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwifery Association have all alerted of their impending strike.
The Former Upper West Regional Director of GRA, Mr. Emmanuel Kwasi Dokpoe, Ag Sector Commander of Customs Division, GRA has had his ethical footprints rejuvenated fees years after he had left the Upper West Region. Abubakari Diaudeen had in a post issued a positive remark about the Public Sector Worker after he had instructed some workers to conserve energy in his office, per what was observed by Mr. Abubakari, the Commander instructed some junior staff to turn air conditions off because they were wasting electricity.
The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) have integrated sixty (60) personnels into its Counter - Terrorism Unit (CTU). This follows after the personnels went through three - weeks of certification at the hands of Ghana Army’s Special Forces, 64 Infantry Regiment (64 Inf Regt), under the auspices of the National Counter - Terrorism Fusion Centre of the National Security Ministry.
Colonel Kwadwo Damoah (retired), Commissioner of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has accused the Office of the Special Prosecutor of attempting to tarnish him. At a retreat for senior Customs officers on Wednesday in Kumasi, Colonel Damoah declared that the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) had made an effort to indict both himself and the Deputy Commissioner of Operations of the GRA in a recent investigative report.
There is a simmering anger among staff of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) especially at its head office, following the continuous stay in office by the Commissioner–General, Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah and two other commissioners, after their term in office had allegedly elapsed. The others are Col. Kwadwo Damoah (Rtd), a Commissioner in-charge of Customs Division and Ms. Julie Essiam, Commissioner responsible for Support Services Division at the GRA.
An officer of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), detailed to escort uncustomed spare parts and other goods intercepted at the Torve Checkpoint to the Aflao Customs Main Office in the Volta Region, has been killed in a tragic road crash. The seized uncustomed goods, which were being smuggled to Kumasi and Sunyani, had been packed on a hired Hyundai mini bus and 32-year old officer, Abraham Musah, was escorting the goods to their Aflao Office, when the driver of the bus crashed the vehicle into a truck that had been parked on the shoulder of the road.
Togbui Adzonugaga Amenya Fiti V, Paramount Chief of the Aflao Traditional Area, is demanding that Aflao is given its fair slice of the national cake considering the huge contribution the border collection point in the town is making to the kitty. Aflao Border is the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) third largest revenue collection point, and the paramount chief says, all that they are asking for is that this must be matched by the provision of development projects to make life better for the people.
Strike Actions have characterized the week with more and more setting in day by day. Latest report gathered from Onuaonline noted that the Customs Division of the GRA are currently on a sit-down strike. It will be recalled that the four teacher unions under the Ghana Education Service were the first to commence a strike action over payment of cost of living allowance.
The food and drugs authority is in charge of the regulation of all commodities classified under food and drugs. They are also responsible for making sure that such commodities are in their right proportions and chemical balances. They have issued a statement addressing all palm oil processors, agregators, retailers and exporters.
The commissioner of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Colonel Kwadwo Damoah (RTD) has described a recent investigative report by office the special prosecutor as hollow. The report indicted some officials of the Customs Division of the GRA and a company known as LaBianca which is owned by a member of the council of state Madam Eunice Asoma-Hinneh.
Two men said to be in their 30’s have run into trouble with the law over the alleged importation of weapons from Turkey, intercepted at the terminal three of the Tema Port. Their names have been given as Eric Nana Amissah and Abdulai Alhassan Asmin and the pair are being held by the security agencies to assist investigations.
The Ghana Police Service has finally approved the uniforms that will be used by all the security services on the election day; which implies that, any other uniform wearing by armed men at the polling stations deem to be unlawful. Among the uniforms to be used is the approved one for Ghana Police Service, Ghana Immigration Service, Ghana Fire Service, Ghana Prisons Service, Ghana Customs Service. That is the uniform the Ghana Immigration Service will have to put on whiles the monitor the whole event till the
Following the interview granted by Col Kwadwo Damoah / Commissioner Customs Division (GRA) on peace FM said, the government of Ghana is laying down measures to eliminate tariffs and non-tariffs on importers and exporters with in Africa.
The reversal of the reduction of the benchmark value, also known as discount policy on selected imported products, took effect on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. The policy which was announced in the 2022 budget by the Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta, will be implemented by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
Presently, there are 1.42 billion cars in operation worldwide, including 1.06 billion passenger cars and 363 million commercial vehicles.Almost 60 million cars are manufactured each year.The year 2000 saw the production of 58 million cars.
A commercial passenger vehicle carrying 3,229.4 grammes of a substance suspected to be cocaine was intercepted at Dabala Junction, near Sogakope, in the Volta Region by Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Three suspects,two Ghanaians and a Nigerian were arrested. Eric Alorbu (driver),Amegavi Agbeko (conductor)are the two Ghanaians and Uche-Nna Endurance,a Nigerian passenger on the vehicle who the two bags containing the compressed slabs of the suspected narcotics and a number of cosmetic products found belongs to.