Rot At Ghana Embassy In Libya
Sixty pieces of Ghanaian passports and undisclosed amount of money belonging to the Ghana nationals in Libya have gone missing at the Ghana Embassy in Tripoli. According to a source who disclosed this information to The Moment newspaper, alleged that two of the missing passports were found with a Nigerian and Ghanaian in Libya. The source said the passports were sent to the embassy to be given to Ghanaians living in Libya after the capturing machine to be used by the Foreign Affairs Ministry to capture photographs of Ghanaians residents in Libya developed a fault and had to be returned to Ghana. Further, the source claimed that thousands of dollars saved by Ghana nationals under one Mr. Alhassan at the Ghana embassy in Libya is missing, as the Ghanaian residents are said to be suffering and wailing in silence. The source further alleged that the $50 fees received from the processing of Traveling Certificate (TC) which helps Ghanaian residents without passport to travel from Libya to Ghana are sometimes issued without receipts. These fees which should be kept in the account of teh state; the source alleged has been diverted into the personal account of some officials at the embassy. The source is therefore appealing to the government to institute investigations into these actions. When contacted the Public Relations Officer of the Public Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, one madam Louisa said she is not privy to these information and asked the reporter to write an official application to the Ministry to be forwarded to the legal affairs department of the Ministry.
Source: The Moment