Action will be taken against MPs cited for visa fraud – Speaker

Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Oquaye says action will be taken against the Members of Parliament (MPs) cited by the British High Commission in Ghana for visa fraud.

Three sitting and one former MP have been cited for visa fraud in a confidential letter to the Speaker of Parliament by the British High Commission in Ghana.

The MPs implicated are Richard Acheampong, NDC MP for Bia East in the Western region (NDC), Joseph Benhazin Dahah, NPP MP for Ntotroso in the Bono Ahafo region, Johnson Kwaku Adu, NPP MP for Ahafo Ano South West in the Ashanti region and George Boakye, former MP for Asunafo South in the Bono Ahafo region.

According to the letter, the MPs used illegal persons popularly known as a “goro” boys and their diplomatic passports in the acquisition of visas for individuals who did not return to Ghana after their visas expired.

Speaking to Daily Graphic, Prof Mike Ocquaye said the offenses were “very serious “and action will be taken because the reputation of parliament is at stake.

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