A former Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, has warned the New Patriotic Party(NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, to stop making prejudicial comments regarding the collapse of uniBank.
The former Finance Minister who was the Majority shareholder of the bank, through his lawyers also admonished media houses who afforded the maverick Legislator the time to discuss ongoing cases before the courts, that they run the risk of being found in contempt of court,
According to his lawyers, Hales Solicitors, claims made by Ken Agyapong in the media is not based on any verifiable facts and are grossly misconceived.
“The attention of Dr. Kwabena Duffuor has been drawn to certain comments made by Hon Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament for Assin Central with regards to the fall out of the Bank of Ghana clean-up of the financial industry, and the revocation of Unibank Ghana Limited’s license and subsequent receivership.
“We have our client’s firm instructions to assure the good people of Ghana that Mr. Agyapong’s comments are not based on any verifiable facts and are grossly misconceived. The issues surrounding the revocation of Unibank’s operating license by Bank of Ghana are the subject matter of various proceedings in court and as such our client will not be commenting further on them.
“We take this opportunity to sound a note of caution to the various media houses who have afforded Hon Kennedy Agyapong the time to discuss ongoing cases before the courts, that they run the risk of being found in contempt of court, as most of the comments of Hon Agyapong are prejudicial to the cases currently pending before the courts.”
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