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General News of Friday, 1 November 2019


Waterville judgement debt case: Amidu provides evidence to AG

The Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin A.B.K. Amidu has provided documentary evidence to support the Attorney General's quest in retrieving 47 million Euros judgment debt wrongfully paid to Waterville Holdings in relation to the construction of a stadium for 2008 African Cup of Nations which was hosted in Ghana.

The Special Prosecutor had in his personal capacity sued the Attorney General over the failure to retrieve the money for the state after the Supreme Court declared the payment illegal.

At the last Supreme Court hearing, the panel of judges ordered Mr Amidu to provide the Attorney General with evidence to support his claim that the Chairman of the Trasacco Group of Companies in Ghana, Ernesto Taricone is the beneficiary of the judgment debt and must be taken on.

In a 15-page documentary proof, [COPY ATTACHED BELOW] filed with the Supreme Court Registrar by Mr Amidu, the Special Prosecutor said the evidence he provided will help retrieve the money to the state.