The Board Chairman of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has disclosed that 5 former officials are under investigation for allegedly misappropriating funds over the years.

Kwame Addo Kufuor added that they have also invited some 15 officers to assist in the investigation of suspected corrupt activities at SSNIT.

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“From my conversations, five people are being investigated and about 15 have been called as witnesses, but five are being investigated,” he said.

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Kufuor did not mention names or provide further details on the exact nature of the investigation.

He made this revelation at the signing of an audit agreement between the pension scheme and PricewaterhouseCoopers to review the financial records of the Trust in Accra on Tuesday, 22 August 2017.