Akufo-Addo grants presidential pardon to Alhaji Salifu Mimina Osman

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President Akufo-Addo has granted a Presidential pardon to a former Deputy National Security Coordinator, Alhaji Salifu Mimina Osman. The president’s decision is accordingly based on ill health and good grounds.

Alhaji Salifu Mimina Osman was a Deputy National Security Coordinator and was involved in the NCA scandal during the tenure of William Matthew Tetteh Tevie as Director-General of the NCA. He was convicted in 2020 and sentenced to a five-year jail term. Mr Mimina Osman was convicted for willfully causing financial loss to the state.

President Akufo-Addo’s letter signed by Bediatuo Asante and addressed to the Interior Minister explained that he received a petition from the Paramount Chief of Kpembi Traditional Area.

“I am directed by the President of the Republic to inform you that pursuant to a petition dated 19 July 2021, from the Paramount Chief of Kpembi Traditional Area, Kpembewura Haruna Dari Bismark Banbange Ndefoso I, for a presidential pardon and release of Alhaji Salifu Mimina Osman on grounds of ill-health and good behaviour…”

“…in consultation with the Council of State, the President has exercised the prerogative of mercy in favour of Alhaji Salifu Mimina Osman and has granted him a pardon, in accordance with Article 72(1) (a) of the Constitution. Kindly take the necessary steps to give effect to the presidential pardon immediately.”

A letter from Akufo-Addo granting Presidential pardon to Alhaji Salifu Mimina Osman

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