Following a petition by the owners of Unibank and UT Bank, Dr. Kwabena Daffour and Mr. Prince Amoabeng to probe the collapse of the said banks to Ghana’s Parliament in March 19, 2021, a nine member committee have been formed and the probe is on-going. The nine member committee chaired by the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu have demanded more documents from the victims to help them do thorough investigations.
The nine-member committee includes Joseph Osei Owusu, Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo- Markin, Member of Parliament (MP) for Essikado-Ketan, Joe Ghartey, Okaikwei North MP, Patrick Yaw Boamah and Abuakwa South MP, Samuel Atta- Akyea,Deputy Minority Leader, James Klutse Avedzi, Minority spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, the deputy ranking Members on Finance, Isaac Adongo and Techiman North MP, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare.
The chair of the committee Joseph Osei-Owusu has made known that;
“The committee met last week and after reading the petition, we decided to call on the petitioners to bring to us all the documents on which they based their petition and request so that the committee will review them and then guide us on the way forward. We have not as yet received them.
“I think we agreed that we will reconvene in two weeks because we are allowing them a week to submit and one week for us to study the documents, and then we start our work”.