CHRAJ petitioned to investigate 3 public office holders for abuse of office and corruption

Supreme Court of Law
Supreme Court of Law

The Commissioner for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr. Joseph Whittal Esq. has been petitioned to investigate Mr. Maxwell Opoku-Agyemang and two others for abuse of public office and corruption.

Korsi Senyo, who is the petitioner, indicated that Mr. Maxwell and his two accomplices were found guilty by a disciplinary committee of the General Legal Council (GLC).

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According to him, the committee found them guilty of the offence of illegally admitting ten (10) unqualified students into the Ghana School of Law for the 2021/2022 academic year.

The conduct of Mr. Maxwell Opoku-Agyemang (Former Ag. Director, Ghana School of Law) and his accomplices, Mrs Juliet Adu Adjei (Registrar, Ghana School of Law) and Ms. Marian Atta-Boahene (Deputy Registrar, Ghana School of Law) as found by the GLC, is said to bothers not only on illegality, but a possible case of fraud, abuse of office and corruption by public office holders.

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Senyo further indicated that, he writes under Section 12 of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice Act 1993 (Act 456) to humbly request the Commissioner for CHRAJ to invoke his jurisdiction and powers under Section 7 of Act 456 to investigate Mr. Maxwell Opoku-Agyemang and his two accomplices and where they are found to have abuse their offices and engaged in corruption, appropriate punishments be handed them to serve as a deterrent to other public office holders.

Find attached the full petition to CHRAJ.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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