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Kweku Baako, Anas pleading with my key witnesses to recant – Ken Agyapong

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Maverick journalist Kweku Baako and his mentee investigative journalist Anas Armeyaw Anas are being accused by Member of Parliament for Assin Central Honourable Kennedy Agyapong of rounding up his key witnesses to plead with them to recant.

In an interview by the loudmouthed Kennedy Agyapong monitored by MyNewsGh.com, the MP said the dio are very afraid of his ‘Who Watches the Watcman’ exposé and have resorted to behind-the-scenes negotiation.

“Why is Kwaku Baako going round begging them?” He asked.

He pointed out that even if they succeed in getting all ‘his people’ to change their stories, ‘I have their voice and videos on record’, he boasted.

The outspoken member of the governing Kennedy Agyapong has earlier said investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, cannot silence him with his lawsuit.

According to Mr. Agyapong, no amount of lawsuits will stop him from exposing Anas whom he has described as “evil,” “corrupt” and a “blackmailer.”

Speaking on Asempa FM’s political programme, Ekosii Sen on Monday, Mr. Agyapong, who is also the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, said he will pay the GHc25 million if the court finds him guilty. “I will say more because I’m not scared of the court. And let me tell you, if the court finds me guilty, I will pay Ghc25 million and it will not affect me,” he added.

Anas sued Kennedy Agyapong last week for defamation.

He is demanding GH¢25 million in damages from the vociferous MP who recently launched a fierce campaign against Anas’ mode of operation. Kennedy Agyapong in series of media interviews ahead of the premiere of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ exposé on corruption in football, dubbed “Number12” accused Anas of entrapping persons captured in the investigative film.

He described Anas as very corrupt, and alleged that he was fond of taking bribes to exempt some persons he captures in his investigative films. When asked on Ekosii Sen his challenge with Anas, Mr. Agyapong said: “My interest is justice for everybody, and the truth must be told that Anas who was able to set up somebody is corrupt and takes higher bribes.”

“My interest is that, firstly, his procedures are wrong. Secondly, Anas, who is investigating others should first investigate himself because he is more corrupt than anybody he has exposed. If Kwesi Nyantaky took $65,000, Anas takes $100,000,” Agyapong addedThe MP also said that no member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) which he belongs to can stop him from backtracking.

Agyapong said he will expose anybody who tries to prevent him from taking on Anas and any other journalist he feels is corrupt. “If anybody who tries to discredit me, if I have any information about you, I will blow your cover. I respect NPP folks, but no NPP member can stop me from exposing these and evil corrupt journalists that are parading themselves as honest people,” he added.


 

Source: mynewsgh.com

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Former Ghanaian dance champion Alex Ofori passes on

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The late Alex Ofori was a former Ghanaian National Dance Champion

•The late Alex Ofori was a choreographer and a fashion model

• He became much popular after winning the Ghana National Dance competition in 1988

• The late dancer has been eulogized by popular Ghanaian media personality, Mr. Kwasi Kyei Darkwa

Former Ghanaian National Dance Champion, Alex Ofori, has reportedly passed on.

The late Alex Ofori who shot to fame after winning the Ghana National Dance competition in 1988, has worked with the likes of Slim Buster, who won the championship in 1987, Ebenezer Ako Nai who also won in 1987, Terry Ofosu Bright, aka Sir Robot who won in 1989 and Reggie Rockstone among others.

Announcing his demise on Facebook on June 16, 2021, veteran broadcaster Kwesi Kyei Darkwa (KKD) stated that the dance champion brought so much excitement and joy to Ghanaians whenever he got on a stage or dance floor.

He also eulogized him paving the way for new dance talents the country currently possesses.

“Rest in peace ALEX OFORI, Former National Dance Champion- Great Embassy Double Do, Dancer-Choreographer & Fashion Model. You brought so much excitement & joy to our motherland wherever you got on a stage or dance floor. With the likes of World Dance Champion Adjetey Sowah, unique breakdancer Reginald Osei aka Reggie Rockstone, Show dancers Firekiller, Como Basto, Carlos Alberto, Tee Pee & many enthusiastic young talents of the 80s & 90s, you helped turn what was your passion into a mainstay of live shows & television entertainment. Today, those talents you shared with the world just for fun, your labor of love has become a popular profession.”

“You & your colleagues paved the way for the talent we enjoy in dance choreography at national events & in numerous music videos. Life: How unpredictable you are. & how fragile we are,” he wrote on Facebook.

It can be recalled that the late Alex Ofori once represented Ghana at the World Dance Championship series at the London Hippodrome.

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Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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VIDEO: Kennedy Agyapong celebrates 61st birthday in Dubai with his 16 daughters

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Assin Central MP, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong celebrating his birthday with wife and children

• The Assin Central MP was swamped by his beautiful daughters at his 61st birthday party in Dubai

• Kennedy Agyapong turned 61 on June 16, 2021

• The lawmaker received and unwrapped some expensive gifts from his children

Assin Central MP, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, joined his daughters in Dubai to celebrate his 61st birthday on June 16, 2021.

In a video making rounds on social media, the outspoken lawmaker was captured in a plush restaurant, swamped by his beautiful daughters and wife.

With the exception of Arnell, who is alleged to have been ‘disowned’ by Mr. Agyapong, the rest of his 16 beautiful daughters were seen seated at a dinner table with their father having a nice time.

Beaming with smiles, Mr. Agyapong one-by-one unwrapped the gifts presented to him by his children.

The all-white birthday party was climaxed with a kiss from his wife.

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Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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One shot as sand winners clash with Okyeman taskforce at Adeiso

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Sand winners and Taskforce clash in Adeiso

One person has been shot in a clash between the Okyeman Environmental Protection task force and sand winners at Adeiso in the West Akyem Municipality in the Eastern region.

The task force stormed the Tank Akuraa community near Adeiso, arrested and handcuffed one Osae Kwame, a sand winner and threw him into a Nissan Pick Up but were pursued by the youth who rescued him.

Later the taskforce members attacked Summertide sand winning Company site at Obeng Yaw village, also near Adeiso, amidst the firing of guns and arrested five workers and shot one other.

Armed police responded to the distress calls about the incidents but the Taskforce failed to stop when signalled by Police.

They were given a hot chase but to no avail.

Information spread through the Communities leading to the youth mounting roadblocks and attacked the task force.

Sensing danger Okyeman Mponuahene, Barima Twum Tabriade and Okyeman Akwansrahene went to the Adeiso police station to seek refuge in a Jeep Patriot SUV with registration number GS9835-19 which had three tyres deflated.

The angry youth and sand winners massed up at the Police station seeking the release of the two chiefs for instant justice.

Due to the tension, Adeiso District Police command called on the Divisional Command for reinforcement to contain the situation.

A search in the Jeep SUV which belongs to Akwansrahene, Baffour Sarpong, contained one AK 47 assault rifle with 3 magazines and 7 Pump-action cartilages.

The five (5 ) suspects including the two chiefs were whisked to Asamankese Divisional Headquarters by the reinforcement team where they were granted Police enquiry bail.

The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh confirmed the incident.

He said the Regional Police Command has dispatched a team to the troubled area to help resolve the matter to restore calm.

Okyeman Environmental Protection Taskforce was formed over a decade ago to fight against illegal mining, illegal sand winning and illegal chainsawing.

Source: starrfm.com.gh

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