The Daily Searchlight – Strong steps at YEA! …MD suspends questionable payments.


The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has suspended payment of allowances to over sixty thousand beneficiaries.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of YEA, Justin Kodua Frimpong, the new management has detected fraudulent activities, including allowances to thousands of people who do not work for the agency.

There are about ten separate modules under the YEA programme, with over six hundred thousand beneficiaries according to their website.

The CEO, Justin Kodua Frimpong, told Citi News that the payment has been suspended for three weeks to investigate the irregularity.

The payment of beneficiary allowances for the Youth Employment Agency has been suspended and the reason being that a common excel verification exposed certain things to us.

1-districts- 1 factory, will be fully implemented – President Akufo Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has assured that each of the 216 districts across the country will get a factory within the first four years of his government in fulfillment of his 1 district, 1 factory campaign pledge.

According to the President, the first batch of 51 districts, for the implementation of the 1 district, 1 factory policy have been identified for which the Asempa Budget, as approved by parliament has earmarked $465 million for setting up of the 51 factories.

All I ask for is God’s wisdom, guidance and strength and I assure you that by the end of my first term in office, each district would have a factory.

Jail Ibrahim Mahama for fraud – Maurice Ampaw tells govt

Popular Ghanaian Lawyer, Maurice Ampaw want the younger brother of former President John Dramani Mahama jailed for fraud.

He explained that, Ibrahim Mahama’s dud cheques brouhaha must be investigated thoroughly and charged for ‘intentionally’ defrauding the state.

There’s fraud in this.  His reasons for issuing the dud cheques so many times is unreasonable and must be arraigned before court, He said in an interview with NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie’.

Ibrahim Mahama was recently invited by the Economic and Organized Crimes Office (EOCO) for questioning over some dud cheques he issued to the Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) at the Tema Ports to clear some heavy duty equipment he imported into the country.


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