• Short Summary

    A TOTAL OF OVER 3,000 NEW CEDIS (GBP1,500 STERLING) WAS REALISED IN ACCRA, GHANA, ON MONDAY (25 SEPTEMBER) FROM THE PUBLIC SALE OF THE MOVEABLE PROPERTIES OF MR.

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    A TOTAL OF OVER 3,000 NEW CEDIS (GBP1,500 STERLING) WAS REALISED IN ACCRA, GHANA, ON MONDAY (25 SEPTEMBER) FROM THE PUBLIC SALE OF THE MOVEABLE PROPERTIES OF MR. KOFI BAAKO, FORMER MINISTER OF DEFENCE IN THE OUSTED NKRUMAH REGIME.

    THE AUCTION FOLLOWS THE SEPTEMBER 21 SALE OF THE PERSONAL BELONGINGS OF THE FORMER MINISTER OF WORKS, MR. E. K. BENSAH. THIS, AND FUTURE SALES, WILL BE CARRIED OUT UNDER THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL DECREE THAT DEPOSED PRESIDENT NKRUMAH AND HIS ELEVEN FORMER MINISTERS, SHOULD BE HELD LIABLE FOR REFUND OF 3 MILLION NEW CEDIS LOST BY THE STATE.

    THE OTHER FORMER MINISTERS INVOLVED, APART FROM MR. BENSAH AND MR. KOFI BAAKO, ARE MR. TAWIA ADAMAFIO, MR. KWAKU BOATENG, MR. K.A. OFORI-ATTA, MR. A.E. INKUMSAH, MR. A.J. DOWOUNA HAMMOND, MR. F.K.D. GOKA, MR.L.R. ABAVANA, MR. KROBO EDUSEI AND MR. OSEI OWUSU AFRIYIE.

    MONDAY'S ITEMS WERE SOLD STRICTLY FOR CASH. TEN ARM CHAIRS BROUGHT THREE HUNDRED AND FOUR NEW CEDIS, BEDSTEAD AND ACCESSORIES WAS SOLD FOR NINETY-ONE. THE LIBRARY, WHICH CONTAINED HUNDREDS OF BOOKS, MOSTLY ON SOCIALISM AND THE TEACHING OF MARX AND LENIN, BROUGHT JUST OVER GBP20.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8OSUADNTUSDHK2BROZSDFIBGE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8OSUADNTUSDHK2BROZSDFIBGE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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