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Tsatsu Tsikata, former CEO of GNPC has recalled how he rejected a presidential pardon by former President John Agyekum Kufuor on his last day as President of Ghana.

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Tsikata explained to KSM on the KSM show broadcast Tuesday that he wanted to pursue justice in the court of law to be cleared from the charge of wilfully causing financial loss to the state.

Tsikata wrote a two-page letter to President Kufuor on January 6, 2009, at a time he had suffered an asthmatic attack in prison and had been admitted at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, rejecting the presidential pardon.

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“I have never sought, and I do not need your pretence of mercy. Justice is my quest and I will pursue this quest in accordance with the constitution and laws of Ghana,” Tsikata wrote in ink.

“Your apparent exercise of the presidential prerogative of mercy in respect of a conviction and imprisonment which you were the prime mover of is the height of hypocrisy.”

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He continued: “The desecration of justice that was perpetrated against me in the Fast-Track High Court on June 8, 2008, was at your instance, initiated in 2001 with your first Attorney-General, Nana Akufo-Addo. Nothing can divert attention from the responsibilities of the judges before whom my appeal and other legal processes are currently pending concerning my case.

Indeed, your action in these final hours of your administration improperly interferes with these judicial processes and is clearly in bad faith. Your participation, indeed, your leading role in desecrating justice, not only in relation to me but in many other cases, are part of your legacy as President of Ghana,” he stressed.

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Quoting Psalm 94 verse 15, Tsikata further told Kufuor: “Justice will again be found in the courts, and all righteous people will support it.”

Thirteen years on, Tsatsu Tsikata recalls to KSM: “I think I said it nicely. I wrote him a letter on my hospital [bed] and I said I will not accept his pardon; and I wouldn’t accept it. By then, I already had an appeal pending against the decision that had been taken. I wanted to be vindicated, not pardoned. When you are pardoned it means that your conviction still stands but the penalty has been wiped away.”

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After eight years of legal battle, Tsatsu Tsikata was cleared of the charges and the conviction reversed unanimously by the Court of Appeal, which acquitted and discharged him.

Justice Dennis Adjei said there was a miscarriage of justice when an Accra Fast Track High Court on June 18, 2008, found him guilty on three counts of wilfully causing financial loss of GH¢230,000 to the state and another count of misapplying public property.

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Expressing delight at the overturned verdict, Tsikata quoted Psalm 94:15 “Justice will again be found in the courts, and all righteous people will support it ” and emphasised that indeed “justice has been found in the courts”.

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Just In: Nana Ama McBrown, Fadda D, Kwame A-Plus, Afia Schwarz, Mr Logic Fined ¢60,000 In Defamation Case Against Chairman Wontumi

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Just IN: Nana Ama McBrown, Fadda D, Kwame A-Plus, Afia Schwarz, Mr Logic Fined ¢60,000 In Defamation Case Against Chairman Wontumi

According to information that JoyPrimeGh.com has received, Nana Ama McBrown, the host of the UTV show United Showbiz, has been fined 60,000. Chairman Wontumi, a politician from Ghana, is the target of a defamation lawsuit.

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The fine was not just levied on Nana Ama McBrown. She is a member of the group that also includes Mr. Logic, Kwame A-Plus, Afia Schwarzenneger, and Fadda Dickson.

That according reports, the penalty stemmed from a slander case against Chairman Wontumi.

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In the socialite Nana Tornado’s video, Fadda Dickson and the other members of the clique were each fined 60,000 for disparaging Chairman Wontumi.

According to facts, Afia Schwarzenneger also received a 10-day jail sentence.

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Just IN: Nana Ama McBrown, Fadda D, Kwame A-Plus, Afia Schwarz, Mr Logic Fined ¢60,000 In Defamation Case Against Chairman Wontumi

Afia Schwarzenneger allegedly made offensive remarks regarding Chairman Wontumi when appearing on the United Showbiz program at some time in the past.

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Must Watch Video: Ex-President Mahama’s Daughter, Farida Storms Social Media With This Wild Twerking

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The daughter of Ex-President Mahama’s, Farida Mahama has caused a massive stir on social media with a w!ld video.

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The video has come as a shocker to social media users, as it has caused mixed reactions and has got them talking.

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In the viral video, Farida who was at home wearing short pants and a black top placed the camera in a good spot and flaunted her curves.

The ex-president’s daughter is heard in the video saying that she’s gonna teach the ‘up down’ tw3.rk though she’s not a professional.

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Media personality, Afia Schwarzenegger born Valentina Osei Agyeiwaa has disclosed that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has embarrassed her and others particularly celebrities who campaigned for them.

Speaking on UTV’s United Showbiz, Afia Schwarzenegger disclosed she campaigned for the NPP because of the Free SHS initiative.

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She added that the NPP out of desperation for power claimed that there was money in the country and that the former government, the NDC mismanaged the economy, so she cannot fathom why the NPP government have gone to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for support to help Ghana build back in the face of challenges currently confronting the economy.

Afia Schwarzenegger was quick to add that she is embarrassed by the NPP’s decision to go to the IMF for financial support as some policies in Ghana like the SHS may be affected.

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