Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) earlier petitioned the President to invoke the provision of Article 146(6) of the Constitution to remove Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah over alleged $5 million bribery and straightnewsonline.com sources indicate that the Presidency has commenced proceedings to follow the provision of Article 146(6).
Article 146(6) bribery allegations involving such an important public official like the Chief Justice demands that he is relieved of his post so that necessary scrutiny commences.
Lawyer, Akwasi Afrifa, Esq, alleged that his former client, Ogyeedom Obranu Kwesi Atta IV informed him that Chief Justice Kwesi Annin-Yeboah, “demanded a bribe of USD5,000,000 for a successful outcome of his case and that he had already paid USD500,000 to the Chief Justice.” The case in question; OGYEEDOM OBRANU KWESI ATTA IV V GHANA TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY & LANDS COMMISSION.
ASEPA had already petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), to probe the matter.
The response to ASEPA petition to the President was written and signed by the secretary of the office of President Nana Akufo Addo , Nana Bediatuo Asante.