Paul Adom rants:Is it wrong to gift 3million USD to a Minister or CEO for exercising his discretion?
Kindly click on the follow button to receive more tantalizing updates from JUKELAFRICA. Thank you for reading this piece. Please do not hesitate to comment, like or share this article. Paul Adom Otchere has taken substantial portion of his show, 'Good Evening Ghana', to analyse the Late Sir John's Will saga.
P. K Sarpong has questioned the Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng's, methods for freezing Sir John's assets without a court order via his Facebook account. Speaking from a layman's view In law, he asked under which statute Kissi was acting, which ensures that one's assets should be frozen by the OSP before going to court.
The brouhaha and heat surrounding the famous Achimota forest lands, is getting bigger and hotter each passing day. The Achimota forest, is a Protected nature area, in the Greater Accra Region. The forest became a topic and a trending news, following allegations, that some government officials, are looting portions of the Forest lands.
The popular radio presenter, Akuoko Kwarteng on Kessben Television (KTV) today boldly said that the politicians in Ghana always make Ghanaians look so stupid for forming a queue to vote for them to come into power. According to Akuoko Kwarteng, how can Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie but popularly known as sir John and Samuel Abu Jinapor earn a huge property that is supposed to belong to the state if Ghana has seven (7) security agencies that are supposed to fight against corruption.
Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, a former Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission and a member of the New Patriotic Party - NPP, has died. He once labeled former Ghanaian President John Mahama a thief. Will Kissi Agyebeng simply freeze the assets of deceased corrupt politicians rather than those who are still alive?
The Achimota forest happens to be the trending entity in Ghana for some time now. Following the saga flowing through the political atmosphere of the country, the Assin Central Constituency Member of Parliament, Honorable Kennedy Agyapong has recently come up with a tough message. This message from the controversial law maker touches on the Achimota forest, reportedly sold to some members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), where the late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, Sir John has been drawn into it.
A private legal practitioner, Nii Kpakpo Samoa Addo, says the Special Prosecutor has proven the skeptics wrong by going after the big fish – the powerful, citing the freezing of the assets of the late Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie aka Sir John, who was a politically exposed person.
Captain Smart has made a very shocking revelation on his popular show "Onua Maakye" which aired on Ona TV. According to him, the late Ghanaian lawyer, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie a.k.a. Sir John was not the only one who have acquired acres of land in the Achimota forest.
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Henry Quartey has promised to obliterate structures inside the center zone of the Ramsar site at Sakumono. Mr. Quartey said his outfit will reserve explicit structures for destruction in view of a report from specialists. "That multitude of structures in the center regions will go down.
The workplace of the Special Prosecutor has frozen the resources of the late NPP legislator, Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, famously known as Sir John. Their choice to freeze Sir John's resources is to assist the outfit with examining Sir John's will, which incorporates state properties.
Having plans always depends on one thing and that is long life with good health. As we know, death is inevitable and hence will be our final place of rest. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie was a Ghanaian lawyer and politician who held several political positions including serving as general secretary of the New Patriotic Party.
Sir John’s alleged property at Achimota forest and Ramsar site will return back to the state – Samuel Abu Jinapor
The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, says lands which structure some portion of the Achimota timberland and the Ramsar site at Sakumono suspected to have a place with the late CEO of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, famously known as Sir John will be gotten back to the state.
The Special Prosecutor has received thumbs up for the swift move to probe the alleged state lands grab by the late Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Forestry Commission (FC), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, aka, Sir John. The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) – Ghana is applauding the responsiveness of the Special Prosecutor – the eagerness to get to the bottom of how Sir John, who was a politically exposed person came to acquire portions of the protected lands in the Achimota Forest and the Sakumono Ramsar Site, which fall directly under the jurisdiction of the Forestry Commission, where he was the CEO.
The Lands Commission has formally started cycles to follow the grounds caught in the last will of the late Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie otherwise called Sir John. The will available for use names some relatives of the late Sir John as recipients of sections of land of land at the Achimota woods and the Ramsar site.
Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie The former Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir. John is to have all of his assets contained in his will both local and foreign frozen. The office of the Special Prosecution Mr. Kissi Adjabeng is to ensure such action is put in place pending investigations into how the late Chief Executive officer acquired all of his assets.
The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Samuel Abu Jinapor has stated that the Achimota Forest Lands and Ramsar Site lands which were written in Sir John's will are void and invalid. He further stated that the said land will never be given to the beneficiaries who were deemed ownership but will continue to be the property of the state.
Achimota Forest grounds supposedly taken by Sir John and referenced in his Will; Ministry to explore
The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources says it will explore the claim that previous Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, otherwise called Sir John possessed a few grounds in the Achimota Forest and named the expressed terrains in his Will. A media report had recommended that Sir John in his Will named his youngsters and a few people connected with him as the ones the grounds ought to be given to for eternity.
Special Prosecutor To Conduct Investigation Into, Sir John Alleged Acquisition Of Lands. Special Prosecutor researches Sir John's estate. The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has begun full investigations into alleged unlawful acquisitions of government lands by a previous Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission (FC), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, famously known as Sir John.
The High Court in Accra has declined an application by the Special Prosecutor for a request to freeze resources of the late Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, prevalently known as Sir John.The Special Prosecutor is as of now researching thought debasement and defilement related offenses in regard of a supposed ill-advised and unlawful securing of state property at the Achimota Forest area and the Ramsar catchment at Sakumono in Accra, as expressed in the late Sir John's will.
Pressure bunch OccupyGhana is requesting that President Nana Akufo-Addo call "a crisis Cabinet meeting for the sole motivation behind supporting the draft 2022 direct of public officials bill". "At the point when the Bill gets to Parliament, we completely mean to make entries on the parts influencing announcement of resources and liabilities and propose ways of improving those arrangements, more grounded and firmer than they as of now are", OccupyGhana said in a proclamation.