2020 polls: Show sympathy; pay Menzgold customers and they will vote for you – Amanda Clinton
Amanda Akuokor Clinton is lawyer for some Menzgold customers
The lawyer representing about a thousand customers of the now-defunct Menzgold Ghana Limited to get their locked-up funds back, Ms Amanda Akuokor Clinton, has stated that any political party that will show empathy with the distraught clients and either settle or promise to reimburse them, would be rewarded with votes in the December polls.
According to Ms Clinton, the Menzgold customers whose money has been locked up are willing to vote for the party that would collect their money directly from the embattled CEO of the company, Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM1).
The lawyer’s comment follows the arrest of some customers of Menzgold on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 by the police for besieging and forcefully entering the private Trassaco residence of NAM1 to ostensibly collect their money.
In a statement, Ms Clinton said: “This is an election-year and whichever party is willing to sympathise with the brokenhearted, financially-destitute, have compassion and funds (or get the funds from NAM 1) for those who cannot buy food or pay fees – 1 in 4 Ghanaians may likewise vote to the party who showed them compassion – right or wrong, people are hurting and want to see action”.
The Head of Chambers at Clinton Consultancy advised NAM1 to try to, at least, pay some of the aggrieved customers who, she said, are going through hardship.