Owner of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, popularly known as NAM 1 according to report sighted on MynewsGh.com indicates that the business mogul has moved his nuclear family out of Ghana for fear of their safety.
A client of Menzgold who petitioned the Presidency and five other key state institutions in a bid to retrieve his locked up cash from the beleaguered gold dealership firm revealed in his statement to the attorney general.
Roger Knauf also sent the petition to the Attorney General, CID Headquarters, Interpol (Ghana), Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), Financial Intelligence Center, Bank of Ghana, Securities and Exchange Commission and the Registrar General’s Department led by his counsel, Amanda Clinton, of Clinton, Amoo Lamptey, Barnsbury Chambers asking the institutions to take steps to get CEO of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, to return to Ghana.
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“We have it on good authority that Mr Nana Appiah Mensah has flown on his private jet with his family to South Africa as this incident with his companies Menzgold Ghana Ltd/ Brew Marketing Consult Ltd worsens. We have also heard rumours that he may have returned briefly in order to liquidate assets” the statement read.
Meanwhile, according to the report, his wife’s fashion and jewellery shop, Rozy’s Collections in Accra has been closed and items emptied per eyewitness report, the shop was emptied by a team who came around at night with 3 Tundras and one KIA pickup about two weeks ago to pack the shop wares.
It would be recalled that the embattled Gold trading and investment firm, MenzGold Ghana Limited in a letter signed by the CEO fo the company, Nana Appiah Mensah ordered the staff of the company across all its branches to proceed on compulsory leave.
According to the statement signed by NAM1, the order has become necessary as a result of a constant threat to lives and properties from aggrieved customers of the firm.
However, the branch managers of the firm across the country have all been transferred to the company’s headquarters at Dzorwulu in Accra. The statement which was released on Wednesday 5th December stated that the directive takes effect from Monday, December 10th, 2018 and will last for only 10 days.
Today is 22nd December, the date for staff end of year Durbar has not been fixed “soon” and staff of Menzgold are not at post.