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NEIP CEO,Kofi Ofosu Nkansah arrested for alleged money distribution ahead of NPP primaries

January 11, 2024
NEIP CEO arrested for alleged money distribution ahead of NPP primaries: Ghana News

The Chief Executive Officer of the National and Innovation Programme (NEIP), Kofi Ofosu Nkansah, has been apprehended by the Special Prosecutor for reportedly distributing money to delegates in preparation for the Parliamentary primaries.

Felix Amakye, the New Patriotic Party's Asante Akim Central constituency secretary, revealed in an interview on Eyewitness News on Citi FM that Nkansah's rival, Kwame Anyimadu Antwi, brought the alleged money-sharing to the attention of the Special Prosecutor.

In response to the report, Nkansah was taken into custody and later transported to his office in to cooperate with the ongoing investigations.

Notably, Nkansah is the primary contender challenging the incumbent, Anyimadu Antwi, for the Asante Akim Central parliamentary seat. The NPP is scheduled to hold parliamentary primaries for constituencies with sitting MPs on January 27th.

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