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General News of Saturday, 3 June 2017


Ignore fake online fundraisers – Captain Mahama’s family

The family of the military commander Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama, who was lynched at Upper West Denkyira district in the Central region, has counseled the public to be wary of online fraudsters soliciting funds in its name.

Addressing the media on Saturday at Burma Camp, the family stressed only two individuals have been authorized to run Go Fund Me accounts to raise funds – Modesta Adewuje Alobawone and Agbeko.

“Any other accounts are fake and we as a family are not dealing with them,” the family spokesperson Zakari Ahmed said. “We don’t want to monitise this funeral and we have rejected a lot of proposals.”

He added two banks have been approved to operate endowments funds on behalf of the family – Fidelity and Capital Banks.

Ahmed announced the late captain who was gruesomely murdered last Monday will be given a military burial on Friday, June 9, 2017 after which other burial rites will be held in Bole and Tumu.

The family said a website has been developed to officially communicate further information to the public –