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COCOBOD trial: Opuni files submission of no case

Former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Mr Stephen Opuni has told the court that the state has failed to prove that he committed the offence for which he has been charged for causing financial loss the state.

His lawyers filed a submission of no case in the trial on Thursday April 29.

Dr Opuni Agongo was charged for causing finacila loss the state.

He slapped with twenty-seven charges.

Dr Opuni was sued together with one Seidu Agongo, and Agricult Ghana Limited, beneficiaries of a supposed fraudulent contract from COCOBOB worth Forty Three Million One Hundred and Twenty Thousand (Ghc43, 120,000).

They all pleaded not guilty to the charges and are each on a GH¢300,000 self-recognizance bail.

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