Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Corruption Fight Here are 5 previous gov't appointees jailed by the NPP

Many of these prosecutions happened under the tenure of former President John Agyekum Kuffour from 2001-2008.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Jailed gov't officials play

Jailed gov't officials

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has an enviable record of being the party that has successfully tried and jailed corrupt government officials while in office.

Though most of the jailed appointees belong to the opposition, that record  of successfully prosecuting corrupt public officials stands unmatched.

Many of these prosecutions happened under the tenure of former President John Agyekum Kuffour from 2001-2008.

We went back into memory lane to bring you 5 public officials that unfortunately went to jail under a NPP administration.

READ ALSO: Meet the gorgeous daughters of popular Ghanaian politicians

Check them out:

1. Tsatsu Tsikata: Legal luminary and former Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Tsatsu Tsikata was jailed in 2008 for 5 r causing financial loss to the state. He was said to have intentionally misapplied GH¢ 2,000 (20 million old cedis) to acquire shares in Valley Farms. Tsatsu was pardoned by President Kuffuor before he exited office.

Tsatsu Tsikata play

Tsatsu Tsikata

2. Mallam Issa: The People's National Convention (PNC) member and former Minister of Youth and Sports was  jailed in 2003 when monies that was in his care got missing mysteriously during a Black Stars World Cup Qualifier against Sudan in 2002. The money was $46,000.

Mallam Issah play

Mallam Issah

3. Kwame Peprah: An Accra High Court sentenced former Finance Minister Kwame Peprah to 4 years in prison in 2003 for his role in the Quality Grain scandal. charged with conspiracy and causing financial loss of 20 million dollars to the State in a rice project at Aveyime in the Volta Region.

Kwame Peprah play

Kwame Peprah

4. Dan Abodakpi: In 2007, former Member of Parliament for Keta, Dan Abodakpi was jailed 10 years. sentenced him on three counts of conspiracy, two counts of defrauding and two counts of willfully causing financial loss of $400,000 to the State.

Dan Abodakpi play

Dan Abodakpi

5. Victor Selormey: The late Victor Selormey was a forer deputy Minister of Finance and was accused of conspiring with the then Minister of Trade and Industry, Dan Abodakpi to divert funds of $400,000 meant for a project. But he was sentenced in 2001 for his involvement in the Quality Grain Scandal.

Victor Selormey play

Victor Selormey

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Video Uniformed Policeman beats nursing motherbullet
2 Swift Response 7 armed robbers killed in Kumasi over police officer's...bullet
3 Abusive Police Here is the Police officer who beat up the nursing motherbullet
4 Chaos Irate Zongo youth chase away IGP, Ministers in Kumasibullet
5 Ghana Police Outrage over police assault on woman at banking hallbullet
6 Midland Savings and Loans Assault Bank staff were laughing...bullet
7 Confusion Zongo youth clash with Police in Kumasi over armed...bullet
8 Murder Armed robbers kill mobile money vendor at Amanfrobullet
9 Crime Armed robbers murder 25-year old hairdresser at Kasoabullet
10 Fire Service Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Obinim church members confess sexual sinsbullet
2 Ebony's Death Video of Ebony's soldier singing 'morale songs' goes viralbullet
3 Ghanaian child without genitals lives throughbullet
4 Political Marriage Ras Mubarak Marries Muntaka's Daughter As...bullet
5 Name and Shame Kennedy Agyapong premieres Anas video on June 27bullet
6 Video Sad tale of Ghanaian journalist who left BBC for...bullet
7 Video I don't have time for sex - Obinimbullet
8 Anas Exposé "Nyantakyi gave out Nana Addo's room number to...bullet
9 Courts In Ghana Kasoa Magistrate uses chamber pot; no...bullet
10 Accident Truck driver survives death in accident at Taifabullet

Local