Employees at Bawumia’s office and three other people have been charged by OSP for failing to disclose their sources of income

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The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has arrested and charged four public officials for failing to declare their sources of income.

In a series of tweets shared on Friday, 10 February 2023, the OSP said the public servants charged include James Keck Osei, an administrator in the office of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia; Issah Seidu, an employee of the National Insurance Commission; John Abban and Peter Archibold, both senior officers at the Customs Department of the Ghana Revenue Authority.

“Four persons, 3 officers and 1 civil servant were arrested and charged by the OSP for failing to comply and declare sources of income contrary to Regulation 20 of LI2374.

“Mr Siedu works at the National Insurance Commission, James works at the Office of the Vice President as an administrator and John and Peter are senior officers at the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority,” the tweets read in part.

The OSP said the officers were being prosecuted as part of its lifestyle audit initiative.

It added that the accused will be brought before the Criminal Division of the High Court in Accra on Monday, 13 February 2023.

See the OSP tweets below:

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