BANKS REFUND GHȼ 387,125.00 TO GOMOA EAST ASSEMBLY
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Gomoa East, Hon. Isaac Kingsley Ahunu-Armah and the management of Gomoa East District Assembly have issued a press statement to inform the general public and the people of Gomoa East that the fraudulent withdrawal of funds from the Assembly's account has been refunded.
The Assembly operates with the National Investment Bank (NIB) and the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB).
The amount of money that was taken from the Assembly's account at the National Investment Bank (NIB) is GHȼ87, 125.00 while the amount of money that was taken from the Assembly's account at the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) is GHȼ 300.000.00.
In 2011, the said amounts belonging to the Gomoa District Assembly in the said banks were fraudulently signed by unknown person(s) without the knowledge of the Assembly.
The Assembly then sent the issue to the law court and after further deliberations on the matter, the lawyers of these banks agreed that the banks must refund the money to the Assembly which has been done in due course on 10th September, 2012 and 31st December, 2012 respectively by both National Investment Bank (NIB) and the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB).
The DCE assured the people of Gomoa East and the general public that all the development projects that need to be done would not suffer any setbacks.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Gomoa East, Hon. Isaac Kingsley Ahunu-Armah expressed his gratitude to the banks for keeping faith with the Assembly during the course of negotiations and also hoped that the already existing cordial relationship the Assembly has enjoyed from them would continue as far as their daily transactions are concerned.