Special Prosecutor Freezes All Sir John’s Assets

All of Sir John’s assets have been frozen by Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng as investigations continue about how he acquired them, especially some parcels of land at the Achimota forest reserve and the Sakumono Ramsar site.

A few days ago, the office of the special prosecutor said it had “commenced full investigations into suspected corruption and in corruption-related offenses in respect of alleged improper and unlawful acquisition state lands at the Achimota forest enclave and Ramsar catchment at Sakumono in Accra by the former chief executive officer the forestry commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, alias Sir John (now deceased) and other persons”.

A statement signed by Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng said: “The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is directed to fully cooperate with the OSP in the investigations”.