Former COCOBOD Chief Executive, Dr Stephen Opuni, has sued the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) again demanding it unfreezes his bank accounts.

In the writ dated April 27, 2018, Dr Opuni said the conduct of EOCO and its decision to continue freezing his assets is inhuman and wrongful.

An Accra High Court two weeks ago ordered the defreezing of Dr Opuni’s accounts.

The former Chief Executive of COCOBOD during the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration is standing trial for causing financial loss to the state.

The court gave the order to defreeze his accounts after hearing the arguments from lawyers of Opuni.

His accounts were frozen for over a year as the state pursues a litany of charges against him.

It is the state’s case that within three years, Dr Opuni caused 217 million cedis loss to the taxpayer through dubious contracts to supply fertilisers from Germany.

But it turned out, that the sub-standard fertilisers were prepared and bagged in Ghana.

 




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