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We may investigate A-Plus corruption saga – CHRAJ boss

Joseph Whittal

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has given indications it may launch an investigation into allegations of corruption raised against two deputy Chiefs of Staff by musician and sympathizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), A-Plus. It said it is currently considering a petition from a group to commence the investigation, and it will duly do so ...

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CHRAJ can probe A-Plus saga to restore credibility – Vitus Azeem

Vitus Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, has suggested the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) probes the corruption allegations by Kwame Asare Obeng, aka A-Plus, against two presidential staffers, saying that will be considered more credible than that of the police. His comment follows the latest controversy over a leaked audio tape purportedly indicating there was a cover-up in the probe ...

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Kyei Mensah backs demolition of Old Parliament House

Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, has backed the decision of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), to demolish portions of the Old Parliament House building. The demolition of the structure that housed the Gold Coast Legislative Assembly from 1951 when Dr. Kwame Nkrumah became the leader of government Business under British rule, has revived concerns about ...

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Old Parliament House design won’t change – AESL

The demolished section of the Old Parliament Building

Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL), has downplayed concerns that a significant portion of Ghana’s history has been erased with the demolition of parts of the Old Parliament House. AESL, which will be supervising the construction work, says it will ensure that the design of the structure will not be altered. “Aesthetically, it will look like how it was, we ...

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MP angry over demolition of historic old Parliament  building

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The Member of Parliament for Adaklu, Kwame Agbodza, has called on the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), to halt the further destruction of Ghana’s old Parliament building. According to him, Parliament has not been duly informed over the damage being caused to the building. Four years after fire destroyed portions of the Old Parliament House, portions of ...

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Old Parliament House demolition necessary although illegal – CHRAJ

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The Commissioner of CHRAJ, Joseph Whittal, has defended the Commission’s decision to pull down the Old Parliament House. According to him, the decision, although was without the permission of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), was taken to protect the health and safety of the workers of CHRAJ. The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), was accused of usurping the ...

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NDC man sues AG for defending Ofori-Atta in bond saga

Mark Oliver Kevor

The Eastern Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mark Oliver Kevor, has challenged the capacity of the Attorney General to serve as a legal representative for the Finance Minister in a petition before the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), calling for an investigation into the alleged conflict of interest in the $2.25 billion bond issue. Mr. ...

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AG shouldn’t be defending Ofori Atta in $2.25bn saga – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba

A member of the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) legal team, Abraham Amaliba, has described as an irregularity, the Attorney General’s office’s decision to respond to the petition brought before the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), against Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta. “The AG and Ken Ofori Atta simply do not understand the case before CHRAJ or they ...

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Gov’t unshaken by petition over bond issue – Oppong Nkrumah

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

The Akufo-Addo government is unflustered by the petition to Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the possible conflict of interest in the $2.25 billion bond issue. In a Citi News interview, a Deputy Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah insisted that the bond was issued in tandem with laid down procedures, hence the position of confidence from ...

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Volta CHRAJ laments human resource, logistical restraints

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The Volta Regional office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has appealed to government to help address its human resource deficiency and logistical constraints. Mr. Imoru Jamaldeen, the Volta Regional Administrative Officer of the Commission, said offices in the Region were highly understaffed with the few offices lacking furniture and other logistics to operate effectively as ...

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