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A Prestea Magistrate Court in the Western Region presided over Mr. Frank Nii Ashitey, has remanded into prison custody thirty-Year old Aaron Ackah, who was arrested last Saturday at the Aldersgate Methodist Church at West Anaji in the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis while tying the knot with his fiancée.

In court yesterday, his plea was not taken and he is to re-appear before the court on May 3, 2016.

The suspect according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Timothy Dassah, was however scheduled to re-appear before the same court in another alleged robbery case.

Ackah and an accomplice, Kwame Attah were alleged to have attacked and robbed a Chinese national of his mobile phone and cash after threatening him with a machete at Aniamote, a village near Bogoso in the Western Region, on March 30, 2016

But last Saturday midway into his wedding ceremony, he was arrested by police resulting in the sudden collapse of his bride.

Other guests in the ensuing me-lee fled the church premises in order not to partake in the disgrace that had descended on the celebrations

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BREAKING NEWS: BoG takes over Unibank



The Bank of Ghana has announced it has taken over the management of private bank, Unibank.

The Governor of the central bank explained at a press conference, the takeover is due to challenges facing the bank. He mentioned weak supervisory standards and weak operations as the cause of the challenges.

Ernest Addison said the bank, adjudged the 6thbest performing company in Ghana at the Ghana Club 100 awards in 2017, provided inaccurate data during the central bank’s effort to resolve the problems last year.

He assured depositors their money is safe, stressing “we are not liquidating the bank, we are saving it.”

The take-over comes weeks after Unibank announced it was taking over adb.
The top management of Unibank are Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II who is Chief Executive Officer, Ekow Nyarko Dadzie-Dennis Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director Owusu-Ansah Awere, Executive Clifford Duke Mettle, Director of Risk Management Kwesi Nkrumah Pimpah.

Photo: CEO Kwabena Duffour II was awarded the most enterprising young executive award in 2017.
The bank’s company secretary is Sylvia Assimeng-Archer, Executive Head of Treasury and Global Trade John Collins Arthur, Executive Head of Corporate Banking Elsie Dansoa Kyereh and Executive Head of Innovations and Business Execution Florence Ohene.

This executive management are expected to give way to new control, KPMG appointed by the central bank.

The bank was founded in 1997 by Kwabena Duffour who later became Finance minister under the Mills administration.
But after 20 years of private management, Kwabena Duffour who is a former Governor of the Bank of Ghana loses control of unibank to his former employers.

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