Tag Archives: EOCO

EOCO petitioned over handcuffing of Aayololo bus driver


The Greater Accra Passengers Transport Executive (GHAPTE), the firm that manages the Quality Bus Service in Accra, (Aayalolo), has written to the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) after an employee of the state security agency assaulted one of its drivers. Last Saturday, the two engaged in verbal exchanges over the right to use the dedicated BRT lane near Roxy ...

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EC GHc480,000 scandal: Documents reveal Finance Director wasn’t at post

Dr. Joseph Kwaku Asamoah

An official correspondence between the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei and the embattled Director of Finance, Dr. Joseph Kwaku Asamaoh shows he was indeed not at post when the GHc480,000 was missing from the Commission’s Staff Endowment Fund. The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO), has been grilling Dr Asamoah, a Deputy EC Chair and another official ...

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MP to petition Parliament to probe EC’s missing 480, 000 cash

Parliament of Ghana

The Member of Parliament for Kumawu, Philip Basoah has said that he intends to petition the leadership of Parliament to conduct a separate probe into the case of the missing GHs480,000 from the Electoral Commission (EC)’s Endowment Fund. According to the MP, the allegations made public by the Economic Organised Crime Office (EOCO) who stated they were conducting an investigation into ...

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Top EC officials on leave to protect integrity of investigation – Dzakpasu

Eric Dzakpasu

The Head of Communications at the Electoral Commission (EC), Eric Kofi Dzakpasu has said that some three top officials of the commission have proceeded on leave in order to protect the integrity of investigations by the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO). EOCO is investigating some officials of the Commission over the loss of GHc480, 000 which could not be ...

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EOCO chases Awuah Darko over GHC40m BOST cash

Former BOST Managing Director, Kwame Awuah-Darko

The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) is on the heels of Kingsley Kwame Awuah-Darko, the immediate-past Managing Director (MD) of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Company Limited, over some alleged payments and withdrawals from the government’s account. The account in question is the Chief of Staff’s ‘Sundry Account’ which the BOST boss regularly lodged money into and ...

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NACOB donates Nayele Ametefe’s assets to orphanage

nayele new pic

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has donated some items seized from Nayele Ametefe, the Ghanaian/Austrian drug baron to three institutions – an orphanage and two rehabilitation centres in Ghana. The items including furniture were seized from Night Angels, a shop which belonged to Nayele. The items were on Wednesday morning presented to the three centres at Korle Bu, Ashaiman and Medie. Nayele Ametefe was ...

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EOCO to review documents presented by anti-corruption protestors


The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has said it will review the over 300 documents allegedly containing evidence of embezzlement to the sum of $1.2 billion presented to it by some demonstrating Ghanaians yesterday. The demonstrating which was organised by Accra-based Adom FM was to put pressure on the government to punish corrupt officials and retrieve monies supposedly stolen ...

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Former MASLOC CEO ready to meet EOCO – Lawyers

Sedina Attionu-Tamaklo - Former CEO, MASLOC

The former Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Sedina Tamakloe Attionu, is ready to attend upon the Economic and Organized Crime Organization (EOCO) in what appears to be an investigation into her tenure at the center, her lawyers have said. They said although EOCO has not stated exactly why they have invited her, they believe ...

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Gov’t owes Ibrahim Mahama over GHc 24m – Sam George

Ibrahim Mahama

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama is owed at least over GHc 24 million by the Ministry of Roads, Transport and Highways for work done on roads in the northern Ghana. This is according to the Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, who confirmed that Mr. Mahama had indeed been ordered to pay about GHC12 ...

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Ibrahim Mahama ordered to pay GHc 12m to EOCO

Chief Executive Officer of Engineers & Planners Company Limited, Ibrahim Mahama

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama has been ordered to pay about GHC12 million to the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) by May 8, 2017. The amount represents duty for goods he cleared with dud cheques in 2015 plus interest. The interest on the amount was determined by the Ghana Revenue Authority. The order ...

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