Wontumi and other NPP officials tussle over a property in Kumasi
Bernard Antwi Boasiako alias Chairman Wontumi, the New Patriotic Party(NPP) Ashanti Regional chairman and Daniel Okyem Aboagye, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama are said to be contesting in court over the claims of ownership of a building at Atasomanso, kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
This legal tussle has reportedly been going on since 2016.
Daniel Okyem Aboagye is said to have been the rightful owner of the property with a certificate of purchase from court since 2016, November 15.
Meanwhile, another person called, Samuel Tuffour had also claimed ownership of the property but could not continue with his contest in court over the property and was disallowed from claiming it.
In July 2016, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Noble Dreams Financial officer was also disallowed by the court from claiming ownership of the property.
In January 2017, Ezekiel Owusu Afriyie filed a motion declaring that, the property sold in judgement debt of his company to Daniel Okyem Aboagye, the Member of Parliament for Bantama, was a fraudulent deal, the Ghanaian Chronicle reported.
According to the Chronicle report, the complainant, Ezekiel Owusu Afriyie needed a court extract to arrogate the sale of the property against Daniel Okyem Aboagye for intrusion.
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On May, 2, 2018, the action by Ezekiel Owusu Afriyie was dismissed by the Kumasi High Court presiding judge, His Lordship Mr. Justice Nicholas M.C Abodakpi who also gave judgement for Daniel Okyem Aboagye to own the property with a cost of GHS15,000.
A week later, after the presiding judge had pass his judgement, police officers together with law-court officers went to the property to enforce the court orders, but unfortunately for them, Chairman Wontumi ignored the law enforcers and resisted the take-over of the property by Daniel Okyem Aboagye whilste also claiming ownership.
Chairman Wontumi claims he has 99 years lease deal with Ezekiel Owusu Afriyie and not his company which was sold as a result of a judgement debt over the property.
The two New Patriotic Party officials brawled and threaten to never abandon the claims of ownership on the property and would take legal actions against themselves