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EOCO staff donate blood to Korle-Bu Blood Bank

Staff of the Economic and Organised Crime Office [EOCO], have donated blood for the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Blood Bank. According to the Head of Administration at EOCO, Seidu Adams, they were inspired to do this after one of their colleagues urgently needed blood, and they had to fall on some staff members for help. He said the initiative also forms ...

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Reinstate me now, else… – EC Finance director fumes

The embattled Finance Director of the Electoral Commission, Joseph Kwaku Asamoah, has through his lawyers, written to the Commission to immediately reinstate him or face his wrath. Citi News sources say the letter, which was copied to the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO), maintains that Mr. Kwaku-Asamoah is currently not under investigation, and must not be restrained from performing ...

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We haven’t cleared EC’s Opoku Amankwah – EOCO

The Economic and Organized Crime Office [EOCO], has rejected media reports suggesting that it has cleared the Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah of any wrongdoing following a probe into the  GHc480,000 believed to have gone missing from the EC’s Senior Staff Endowment Fund . “We wish to emphatically and categorically state ...

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EOCO to release findings on EC’s Opoku Amankwah in 14-days

The Economic and Organised Crime Office, EOCO, has asked lawyers for embattled Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, to give them two weeks to come up with their findings on their client. This was among the major issues discussed at a meeting between officials of the EOCO and Madam Amankwaah’s lawyers after a near clash on Monday. Officials ...

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EOCO arrests 2 Ghanaians for money laundering, romance scam

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has arrested two Ghanaians and a UK-based accomplice over allegations of trade-based money laundering and romance fraud. According to EOCO, over 16 British have fallen victim to the fraud which involves about £5 million The suspects, Moro Musah and Sabina Adzre, allegedly operate with UK-based Opoku Agyeman, who is believed to be a ...

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Fire destroys records at Maritime Authority ahead of EOCO audit

Records of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), some dating back to 2002, were destroyed when fire gutted parts of the authority’s head office in Accra. The incident took place a day ahead of an Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) forensic audit into the operations of the authority. Fire gutted the finance department of the GMA last Wednesday, destroying every ...

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EOCO probes GPHA IT Manager over alleged project cost inflation

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), has begun investigations into the award of procurement and usage of information technology (IT)-related projects of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), from 2014 to the early part of 2017. This follows the interdiction of the GPHA’s IT Manager, Mr. David Boison, who is said to have been implicated in an investigative ...

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Ambulance contract wasn’t signed under my tenure – Alex Segbefia

Former Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia, has clarified that the purchase of some 30 ambulances estimated at $2.4 million under the Mahama administration was not secured under his tenure. The former Minister on Eyewitness News explained that, no contract relating to the procurement of ambulances was signed when he was Minister at the time. “No contract was signed under my ...

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EOCO to probe $2.4m purchase of sub-standard ambulances

The Ministry of Health has referred the undocumented purchase of some 30 ambulances estimated at $2.4 million, under the Mahama administration, to the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) for investigations. 30 out of 200 ambulances procured by the Ministry of Health in 2016, did not meet specifications, compelling the ministry to suspend the purchase and distribution of the ambulances ...

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Endowment Fund cash not in EC officials’ accounts – EOCO

The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO), has revealed that money which went missing from the Electoral Commission (EC)’s Endowment Fund did not end up in the accounts of the officials of the EC He, however, insisted that it was too early to conclude that the officials are innocent, given the mandate and access they had to the funds during the period. ...

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