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Was the EOCO report concocted by Alex Afenyo Markin?

The Cape Coast High Court 2 presided over by Her Ladyship Justice Mills Tetteh has dismissed the Ex parte application filed by Dr Kaakyire Duku Frimpong, Prof Mawutor Avoke, Dr Theophilus Ackorlie, Frank Boateng, Mary Dzimeh and Ing Daniel Tetteh as 1st to 6th applicants against the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) as 1st respondent and Supi Kofi Kwayera as 2nd respondent.

The case, challenging among other things the legality of the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor, Rev Fr Prof Anthony Afful- Broni, his powers to discipline, to appoint or to nominate candidates for Pro-Vice – Chancellor’s election and the demand for the reinstatement of the dismissed staff saw all 12 applications being dismissed by the sitting judge.

Lawyer Afenyo Markin who had relied heavily on a purported Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) report for whatever reason failed to turn up at court.

The purported EOCO report report turned out to be a charade. Her Ladyship Mills Tetteh described the report as doubtful, lacked credibility and could not pass any judicial test.

According to Afenyo Markin the said report had exonerated the dismissed staff and therefore they should be reinstated immediately without any conditions.

The said report was not however, on any letter head, was not signed, had no date, no seal and the pages were not numbered.

The judge in commmenting on the report said that the report in its nature could have any body at all pick-up A4 sheets and put any information on it and claimed it to be a report from EOCO.

Alex Afenyo Markin did not come to court to defend his much talked about EOCO report.

The revelations at the court has left many people wondering whether it was the same report Afenyo Markin had been refering to all the while period to the ruling.

It would be recalled that Counsel for the 2nd respondent with the Counsel for the applicants succeeded in arresting the ruling on 30th July , 2019 because they claim they had some EOCO report to file. The scheduled 25th October, 2019 ruling was also arrested because it was at this stting that they sought leave of the Court to file the EOCO to file the report.


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