Following a raid on his house by police and military officers during which a gun was reportedly pointed at his wife, Alfred Agbesi Woyome is calling on the President to ensure his fundamental human rights are respected.
According to the embattled businessman, we are not living in a military dictatorship for his house to be broken into like that when the case involving the repayment of the Ghc 51.2m judgement debt is still in court.
The wife of Alfred Agbesi Woyome had a gun pointed at her by a military officer in the early hours of today (Tuesday) during a raid on the businessman’s house.
Member of Parliament for South Tongu, Mr Kobla Mensah Woyome, made the allegation on Onua Fm in an interview earlier today.
Woyome is not resting on his laurels and is determined that Ghana would leave him to enjoy his Ghc 51.2m judgement debt in peace.
Barely a day after the International Court of Commerce (ICC) refused to hear his appeal for the judgement that he refund the money be thrown out, his lawyers have announced they have taken the case before an African tribunal
Woyome’s hope to have the International Court of Arbitration overturn the Ghc 51.2m judgement debt against him has been dashed after the court threw out his case.
In a letter dated, Thursday August 3, addressed to the businessman’s lawyers, the court said it had no desire to proceed with the case, instead charging Woyome $5,000 for ‘administrative costs’
Businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome appeared before the Supreme Court of Ghana today (Monday) as his long awaited oral examination started.
Deputy Attorney-General Godfred Dame lead the examination of the businessman, who was represented by lawyer Ken Anku.
Business Man, Alfred Agbesi Woyome who was illegally paid Gh51m as judgement debt is set to be cross examined in court today.
A court ruling in 2014, ordered Mr Woyome to pay back the money and it’s been a Herculean task with excuses from Mr Woyome causing a delay and a lackadaisical attitude towards paying back the money.
The Communications director of the opposition NPP, Nana Akomea, has revealed what the party is describing as the list of beneficiaries who enjoyed part of the Ghc 51.2m loot Alfred Agbesi Woyome got from the state as judgement debt.
In a press conference in the capital Monday, December 5, just about 48 hours to election day, the NPP claim notable public figures such as the NDC’s General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia, Kwesi Pratt and Koku Anyidoho all benefited from the money paid Woyome in 2009.
Former Attorney General Martin Amidu has filed his response to the motion filed by Woyome’s lawyers which delayed his scheduled cross examination of the businessman – calling it a ‘frivolous’ suit which should be thrown out by the court.
Martin Amidu secured a judgement a few weeks ago from the Supreme Court to enable him cross examine the businessman before the court, under oath, to ascertain how the Ghc 51m judgement debt was used by him and any possible cronies.
Businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome has comprehensively denied allegations her has signed a deal with government for Ghc 35m, as alleged by pressure group OccupyGhana.
Speaking to the press in the wake of the news, Woyome categorically denied the allegations of a new contract.
Alfred Agbesi Woyome entered into a contract with government at the tail end of last year despite the entire judgement debt saga that has been dragging on for seven years now and which is still unresolved – that is the bombshell allegation released by OccupyGhana.
In a statement released November 24, 2016, the pressure group alleges their investigations have uncovered ANOTHER contract handed to Woyome by Government despite the fact that he illegally (according to the Supreme Court) took Ghc 51m from Ghanaians, an amount he has yet to pay back despite a two year old Supreme Court order.
The much anticipated showdown between Martin Amidu and Alfred Agbesi Woyome would have to come off another time, if it comes off at all – after the Supreme Court adjourned the case earlier today (Thursday).
Today is 24 November, the much touted date for Amidu to cross examine Woyome in the judgement debt saga.
Businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome says Ghanaians would lose a lot of money as he envisages receiving massive compensation by the time this entire judgement debt saga is brought to an end.
Woyome addressed Ghana during a press conference organised Friday in which he sounded like a man exonerated, even though nothing of the sort had happened and he still owes us a lot of money.
Former virgin pastor and now patron of the Virgin Pastors association, Apostle Job Antwi, was denied the right to ask a question of businessman Alfred Woyome at the press conference organised by the latter on Friday.
Antwi was (somehow) part of the press pack at the event and at the end, he also wanted to get in a question.
Businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome says he has forgiven any Ghanaian who has maligned and dragged his name through the mud throughout the spectacle of this judgement debt saga – speaking as if anybody has exonerated him.
Woyome addressed a press gathering in the capital Friday, sounding bullish in his statements as he sought to explain why he is actually being persecuted – as he whined about after the Supreme Court verdict in the Martin Amidu case.
Former Attorney General and famed citizen vigilante Martin Amidu won a landmark victory at the Supreme Court in his case against the state and Alfred Agbesi Woyome Wednesday.
The Court ruled that Amidu can orally examine the businessman under oath before the court to attempt to divulge how the Ghc 51.2m judgement debt that he won was wasted by him.
Alfred Agbesi Woyome claims the Supreme Court have forgotten about enforcing the law and instead are spending their time persecuting him.
The embattled businessman was the subject of a Supreme Court verdict Wednesday, in which the country’s apex court ruled that former Attorney General Martin Amidu should orally examine him to determine how the Ghc 51m judgement debt he once won from the state was spent.
Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, showed off some silky dance moves when the news that the Supreme Court had ruled in favour of Marting Amidu that Alfred Agbesi Woyome should be orally examined before the court.
Amidu won the judgement which would enable him to extract from the businessman to how the Ghc 51m judgement debt was spent by him – something which had prevented him from paying the money all this while despite a court ruling ordering him to pay.
Former Attorney General and famed citizen vigilante Martin Amidu has won a landmark victory at the Supreme Court in his case against the state and Alfred Agbesi Woyome.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Amidu can orally examine the businessman under oath before the court to attempt to divulge how the Ghc 51m judgement debt that he won was wasted by him.
Businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome has paid back a sum of Ghc 4m to the state, the first step in paying back the Ghc 51.2 judgement debt wrongly paid him, as ordered by the Supreme Court.
The state had been having a torrid time enforcing the Supreme Court’s judgement, and met significant backlash when the Attorney General decided to withdraw a motion meant to compel Woyome to reveal his current assets – a move many saw as killing all interest by the state in retrieving the money.
Pressure Group OccupyGhana has expressed dismay with the decision of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Marietta Brew Appiah Oppong, to discontinue a motion in the case to retrieve the Ghc 51m judgement debt owed the state by businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome.
In a statement sent out after the news broke about government’s decision, OccupyGhana said the NDC government have never been serious about retrieving the money from Woyome because he is one of theirs and they are scared of what he might reveal about his accomplices if pursued too much.
The beginning of the end – of course they are no more interested in retrieving the money from Woyome – they never were.
The Attorney General has written to the Supreme Court notifying it of its decision to discontinue a new motion brought against businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome which had earlier been approved by the court.
The Supreme Court has ordered the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) and UT Bank, two institutions patronised by the businessman Alfred Woyome, to empty his accounts for the money to be put to defraying the Ghc 51.2m he owes the state.
The amount stems from a judgement debt he was paid back in 2009, a decision the Supreme Court later reversed, ordering him to pay back the money.
One Ghanaian citizen who had just about had it with Woyome decided to attempt to physically attack the man. Of course, that line of action would definitely get you in the grips of police.
The man in question reportedly accosted Woyome and his family at the Achimota Mall last weekend, leading to a physical confrontation between him and the infamous Woyome.