Ghana’s Presidents and their Scandals since1992


Ghana|December 11| Ghana’s Presidents and their Scandals since1992


1. John Jerry Rawlings

a. Abacha cash
b. State Assets to the president’s wife.
c. Miss Cotton and related corruption


2. John A Kuffour

a. Using state funds to renovate private residence ( unnamed Cocoa Farmer)
b. Hotel Kuffour
c. Ghana @50
d. Castle kick back
e. Privatization of Ghana Telecomm
f. K.T Harmon drill ship

g. Osafo Marfo Germany Saloon loan
h.Richard Anane bribery scandal
i. Missing diplomatic passports at the foreign ministry under the leadership of Akufo addo.
j. Golden chains awards.
k. Osafo Marfo Mc Milan not for sale school textbooks.


3. John Atta- Mills

a. Woyome Cash
b. SADA guinea fowls

4. John Mahama

a. Ford gift
a. Victoria Hammer $1M target
c. Bus branding
d.Dr Opuni’s fertilizer contract.
e. Kwasi nyantakyi n gfa Brazil saga
f. Gyeeda
g. Isofotone deal.
h. Suba
I. DKM saga


5. Nana Akufo-Addo

(Here we can’t trust using alphabets since the scandal runs in hundreds)


1. PDS fraudulent deal
2. $10 million wasted on Cocoa roads Audit
3. $4.5 million AfCON profligate expenditure
4. Ministry of Finance pays Ghc1 million to Kroll Associates for no work done – Auditor General

5. 12 top state infrastructure designs sole-sourced to one firm
6. Ghc283 million paid in judgement debt
7. Ghc3 million renovated warehouses defective
8. Appointment of Kwame Owusu (Iceman) as board chairman for GRA after installing 11 ACs in two bedroom facility
9. Ghc9.6 billion lost to corruption since 2017
10. $17,000 per hour private jet hired by president to tour the world

11. Mac Manu fingered in $1.5 billion MPS deal
12. Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company increases allowances by 400%
13. Minister of state at Presidency busted over bribery attempt on Star FM Journalist over galamsey exposé

14. NHIS divert Ghc17 million into private investment company
15. Ghc3.9 million to buy condoms

16. Appointment of MD for non-existent Keta Sea Port
17. Militants train at Presidency Annex (Osu Castle)
18. Presidential staffers caught on video over galamsey bribes
19. Fight at GNPC between CEO and Board Chairman (Freddy Blay) over procurement
20. Ghana included in European Commission dirty money list


21. Ministry of Health anti-snake serum procurement breaches
22. Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections turn war zone
23. $12 million worth of fertiliser for Planting for Food and Jobs missing
24. Government trades Aisha Huang for Chinese loan
25. Government busted in $12 million Oslo consulate deal


26. Ghc18k entertainment allowances for Sanitation Minister

27. $12.5 million sole-sourced contract for blood distribution drones

28. Presidential staffers list increases from 998 to 1,614
29. Ghc297,585 missing at Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly
30. $14 million blown by Ministry of Tourism over capacity building


31. EOCO official suspended for calling on President Akufo-Addo to prosecute his own corrupt officials
32. 2 bedroom resident renovated at Ghc1 million by GMA (Ghana Maritime Authority boss – Kwame Owusu now Board Chairman for GRA)
33. Ghana Maritime Authority boss blows Ghc700 per head on lunch in a day
34. Ghc1.5 million rot uncovered at EPA
35. PMMC Baird adjusts allowances upwards


36. Ghana travels with the largest delegation to UN conference
37. Government distributed expired food items to flood victims
38. Asuogyaman DCE buys Ghc1,850 printer for Ghc16,000
39. Over 600,000 litres of BOST contaminated fuel disappears
40. Board chairman of Auditor-General Department violating procurement processes

41. Government lies over destruction of 10,000 hectares of farm lands under Planting for Food and Jobs
42. Sawla DCE awarding contracts to himself
43. GNPC buys $7.5 million property from CEOs former company
44. Government destroys bungalows of judges in anticipating of raising funds to build national cathedral

45. Government restores quota system in Nursing Training institutions through back door


46. CEO of Forestry Commission fingered in galamsey
47. Adwoa Safo takes $8,500 from NHIA for USA trip
48. NHIA blows 62k on Government communicators
49. Ghc697 million squandered in 2017 by Ministry of Finance
50. Flagstaff House guards busted in robbery, rape


51. NACOB excluded from Port checks
52. Wife of Sammy Awuku grabs juicy Free Zones Feeding contract
53. Gifty Klenam blows Gh93k on clothing allowance
54. Gifty Klenam blows $132 on rent
55. Peter Mac Manu in conflict of interest at GPHA as wife is handed juicy contracts


56. GFA Nyantakyi solicits Ghc8 million bribe for Akufo-Addo, Bawumia
57. Rot at NHIA – Audit Service
58. $89 million dubious KelniGVG contract
59. CEO of Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company awards fictitious contracts
60. Ghana loses Gh1 million in undervalued Metro Mass bus sales


61. Metro Mass MD fingered in corruption
62. Sports Ministry, Pius Hadzide in visa racketeering scandal
63. Wife of Kennedy Agyapong handed Ghc100.2 million sole-sourced streetlights contract
64. 11 contracts of NLA packaged and handed over to sister-In-law of MD in a day
65. Ghc28.8 million procurement scandal at MASLOC


66. President Akufo-Addo gifted NPP Ghc5 million for Cape Coast Conference
67. Fisheries Minister kicks out Director from office over fight against corruption in her administration
68. Ketu South MCE smuggles in $3.2 million luxury vehicle.
69. DVLA sells Ghc10 first aid kit for Ghc100
70. Special Development Ministry blows Ghc800k on website


71. Expats charged $100k to sit with Akufo-Addo
72. Ken Attafuah sacks NIA staff for criticising Akufo-Addo on Facebook
73. NLA boss takes $60k personal loan from service provider
74. Ghc100k spent to change name of Tamale Sports Stadium to Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium
75. Akuffo-Addo makes U-turn and endorses Jospong a company he branded as corrupt


76. Over 200 instances of premix fuel diversions recorded in 2017
77. Ghc1.9 billion allocated to presidency in 2018
78. Government blows Ghc177 million on failed energy bond
79. NPP youth invade police station, frees suspects at Karaga
80. Hajj board official in over Ghc23k visa fraud


81. Ghana blows $2.5 million on GhanaPostGPS
82. In-law of Vice President appointed Ghana’s Ambassador to UAE
83. CEO of Tamale Teaching Hospital chased out of office
84. District Assemblies to cough Ghc5k each to fund Akufo-Addo’s tour
85. CID cooks report to clear two Deputy Chiefs of Staff

86. Ahanta West DCE rejects official bungalow, blows Ghc22k on hotel accommodation
87. Finance Minster in procurement breaches over Ghc10 million loan to MacDan
88. NPP grabs Ghc900 million from two banks without board approval
89. Osafo Marfo appoints two sons into top government positions
90. Stephen Ntim appointed Lands Commission boss under a repealed law


91. Ghc5.6 million blown in Ghana@60 March parade
92. Ghc9 million spent by Agric Minister to procure fake chemicals to fight armyworms
93. BOST boss in 5 million litres contaminated fuel deal
94. Invisible Forces seize Trotro Station, assaults drivers in Accra
95. Northern Regional Minister, Bugri Naabu clash over road contracts


96. 10,000 bags of fertilizer missing
97. Akufo-Addo sacks 13,000 public sector workers
98. A-G drops charges against NPP Delta Forces
99. Medical Director of Ridge Hospital sacked without due process
100. $2.2 billion conflict of interest Bond involving Ken Ofori-Atta.


101. Sale of Kotoka international airport
102. Ursula Owusu 800,000 for website
103. Also Gizzelle Yaazi twins with Kuffuor
104. Osarfo Marfo:
a. signing loan agreement in German, he didn’t understand.
b. IFC loan leading to a salon in London
105. Also, Anane attends HIV conference & had unprotected sex, producing a baby

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of, an Online Education News Blog, and Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog now His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS


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