President of the Coalition of aggrieved Menzgold customers, Timothy Binab, has alleged that embattled CEO of now-defunct gold dealership firm Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, told them he sponsored the NPP’s campaign during the 2016 elections. Speaking in an interview on Hot FM in Accra, Mr. Binab alleged that NAM1 once told the aggrieved customers that he used part of the locked-up cash to sponsor the current government and the bigwigs in the political scene in Ghana.
“Nana Appiah Mensah has told us many things…Yes, he told us he once sponsored the government with our locked-up cash and most of the bigwigs in the government are also owing him but never told us the exact amount he used, ” Mr. Binab said in the interview.
He added that the customers of Menzgold will fight till their last blood for their monies if the NPP government is not ready to help the citizens get their monies back. “We wouldn’t sit aloof and watch Nana Appiah Mensah deceive us any longer. We are extremely poised to go every length in order to retrieve our cash.”
On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, some aggrieved customers of Menzgold besieged the Trassaco residence of Nana Appiah Mensah with the hope of getting their locked-up funds from him.
This led the police to arrest over 80 of the protestors, saying the gathering was unlawful. The police have since released the arrested Menzgold customers and charged some of them. YEN.com.gh earlier reported that embattled gold dealership company, Menzgold says it has halted the payment of locked-up funds to its customers until further notice.
The spokesperson of the company, Nii Armah Amarteifio, in an interview with Accra based Okay FM, said the suspension of the payment is because the company’s CEO, NAM1, is traumatized following the picketing of his private residence by some of the aggrieved clients on Wednesday, January 8.