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Contempt of Court Governor of Bank of Ghana, 2 others cited for contempt

The two other officials are, Anthony Ayi Ajavon (Acting Head of Legal), and Saviour Kudze, a schedule officer of the Legal Department of the Bank.

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Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku play

Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku

Dr. Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, governor of the Bank of Ghana, along with two other officials of the Bank have been summoned in a contempt of court case for failing to execute a court order.

The two other officials are, Anthony Ayi Ajavon (Acting Head of Legal), and Saviour Kudze, a schedule officer of the Legal Department of the Bank.

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According to report by Daily Graphic, counsel for Eland International Thailand Company Ltd, Mr Eli Agbemeva, which litigated against the National Investment Bank and Prestea Sankofa Gold Ltd, the bank has ‘willfully’ failed to execute a garnishee order imposed on it by the High Court, Commercial Division.

Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku play

Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku

 

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The counsel said the court must punish them [Dr. Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, Anthony Ayi Ajavon and Saviour Kudze] since they had no option than to comply with the orders, issued first as a garnishee nisi on September 9, 2016, and later as a garnishee absolute on February 7, 2017.

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The counsel said they failed to comply with the "clear and unambiguous valid court order".

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