Organizer of the much anticipated spiritual contest between controversial Bishop Daniel Obinim and Okomfo Appiah is under fire for not paying the needed fee for the venue of the event.
One Kwadwo Bawuah Abesiriwa of Kumasi-based Boss FM according to the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) failed to pay the necessary fee for permit to use the Jubilee Park for the contest on Tuesday April 12, 16.
The contest according to reports, attracted more than 2000 inhabitants of the Kumasi metropolis to the venue, majority of whom were members of Bishop Obinim’s congregation.
It however became a fiasco when the traditional priest, Okomfo Yaw Appiah who claimed to given occultic powers to the self-confessed Angle Obinim who is Founder and Leader of the International Godsway Church for his ministry.
The controversial man of God declared himself the winner of the contest after the traditional priest failed to turn up at the venue but later claimed he was put under house arrest.
But spokesperson for the KMA, Gordon Nyame in an interview on Adom News said, the organizer failed to follow right procedure.
He explained that, the Jubilee Park is the property of the KMA thus everyone is required to be given a permit before using the facility.
This procedure, Gordon Nyame added, the Boss FM presenter failed to follow therefore must pay a fine or meet them in court.
In a rebuttal, Kwadwo Bawuah Abesiriwa who denied any wrong doing, expressed shock at the conduct of the KMA.
He said the Jubilee Park is a public facility thus every citizen is entitled to use it as and when it is needed.
Kwadwo Bawuah Abesiriwa said he is ready to meet the KMA in court if the need arises.
Ghana/Adomonline.com/ Araba Aggrey/ Adom News
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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