Albert Kan-Dapaah Security minister summoned to parliament over CID raids

This comes on the back of raids on homes of some minority MPs in relation to the Ameri deal.

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The Minister of National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah is expected to appear before parliament today [Monday, July 31, 2017].

Parliament has summoned him to brief the House on the processes of the investigations by the security agencies against some three Minority lawmakers whose homes were raided in relation to the US$ 510 Ameri deal.

The Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye disclosed this while he was addressing some members of the Council of State who paid a courtesy call on him.

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Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond, MP for Adansi Asokwa, former Deputy Minister of Energy and Ranking Member on Energy, had filed an urgent motion in Parliament to have the House rescind the US$ 510 million Ameri power deal, claiming that the cost was bloated.

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On Tuesday, the former Power Minister, Dr Kwabena Donkor had his laptops and pen drives seized by some warrant holding officers after a search was conducted in his home.

Dr Donkor, who is also the Member of Parliament for Pru East said the security officials informed him that they were searching his house on the grounds that he had caused financial loss to the state in relation to the Ameri power deal.

The latest were former Deputy Attorney General, Dominic Ayine and the Ex-Deputy Power Minister John Jinapor, whose houses were invaded on Friday.

The Mahama administration in 2015 entered into a $510million deal with AMERI for the supply of power plants to mitigate the power crisis.

The then-opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), as well as, some Civil Society Organisations such as Imani Ghana and the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) criticised the deal.

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They argued that the government could have gone for the same deal at almost half the price.

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