Story by Dennis Asare
Embattled Ghanaian Businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Gold Dealership Company Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah, popularly known as NAM 1 has assured customers of the company of his readiness to pay customers their money after the government releases the embargo placed on the company’s assets.
In a press briefing with the media this morning, Nana Appiah Mensah narrated his ordeal in Dubai, explaining that he never run from the country as was being circulated in the media by some persons. According to him, he reported to the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) before his departure out of the jurisdiction. He further stated that he was never a fraudster nor did he ever have intentions of defrauding customers as was being circulated around.
“Before I left the country, it is not true that I run away or the government did not know my where about as was widely circulated in the media by some persons. I reported to EOCO before leaving the country, and since there was no travel ban on me, they never prevented me. These are records that are easily verifiable from the EOCO”, he stated.
Nana Appiah further called on government to assist him to be able to pay customers by unfreezing the accounts of the Gold dealership company in order for them to enable them receive monies owed Menzgold by its partners of the company. Nana Appiah also revealed his intentions and willingness to work with Government and regulatory bodies to resolve issues relating to the gold dealership and deposit-taking institutions like his company.