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President John Dramni Mahama and wife Lordina Mahama, are safe and sound after a helicopter they
were flying in from Sunyani to Kumasi had a fault so there got to have emergency landing
in Kumasi.

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has confirmed the incident and attributed the unplanned landing to “bad weather.” Speaking to the spokesperson of the GAF Lt. Col Aggrey Quarshie said “nothing happened to the helicopter and there was no injury.

They were coming from Sunyani and made a Emergency landing due to bad weather. The First Family was later moved to Kumasi and brought back to Accra.”

According to reports, the helicopter landed about 100 metres away from the Apatrapa Government Hospital. The incident happened around 3.30 pm on Friday.

Mahama and his wife were returning to join the presidential jet at the Kumasi Airport after returning from the funeral of Cecilia Johnson’s mother. The Mahamas have since returned to Accra.


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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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