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The NDC Will Put People In Their Place In 2025 – Henry Osei Akoto Reacts To Jailing Of Power FM Journalist

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The 2020 NDC Parliamentary Candidate for Oforikrom, Henry Osei Akoto has reacted to the jailing of a Power FM journalist for contempt of court.

The radio host, Oheneba Boamah Bennie has been reportedly jailed for 14 days and asked to pay a fine of Gh¢ 3000 by an Accra High Court.

The news of the reporters incarceration was first reported by myxyzonline.

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According to the report, the Power FM journalist was dragged to court by the Attorney General Godfred Dame for saying the President influenced a decision made by the courts in connection with the 2020 election.

Reacting to the ruling, Henry Osei Akoto teared into Godfred Dame’s priorities as the Attorney General of the Republic of Ghana.

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Henry Osei Akoto speaking at a press conference in Kumasi

In a series of tweets, the NDC PC listed some corruption scandals he believed deserve more attention from the office of the attorney general instead of hunting down journalists.

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Mr Henry Osei Akoto wrote: “Godfred Dame is yet to begin prosecutions for the Ghc 12 Billion stolen by his government’s officials, PDS thieves are still there, the underreporting of the $430 Million World Bank grant, all these cases are there and we are jailing journalists for their opinions.

“It appears the Attorney General is not interested in punishing members of his government for various crimes. Even Kennedy Agyapong who insulted Judges is still walking free. 2025 is just around the corner.”

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Henry Osei Akoto said the NDC, when it comes into office in 2025 will prosecute the right people and put them where they belong.

“The NDC will put people in their places when we come into power in 2025. No stone will be left unturned!”, he wrote in one of his tweets.




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