Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, founder of the defunct uniBank and a former Deputy Governor of Bank of Ghana, has being granted bail by an Accra High Court alongside eight others.
The bail was granted to the tune of Ghc60 million with two sureties to be justified. They were also required to hand over their passports to the registry of the court.
The eight are Johnson Asiama, a former deputy governor of the central bank, Kwabena Duffuur Jnr. former CEO of the collapsed uniBank, Ekow Nyarko Dadzie-Dennis; Chief Operating Officer of the bank, Elsie Dansoa Kyereh; Executive Head of Corporate Banking, Jeffery Amon; Senior Relationship Manager, Benjamin Ofori; Executive Head of credit control and Kwadwo Opoku Okoh; Financial Control Manager.
They are facing trial for the alleged embezzlement of GH¢5.7 billion which is said to have led to the collapse of uniBank.
They are facing charges of conspiracy to money laundering, commit crime, fraudulent breach of trust and dishonestly appropriating funds of depositors.
By Emmanuel Amewugah, Daily Mail GH