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US congressman calls for Kennedy Agyapong's ban to the USA

By Mutala Yakubu
 Kennedy Agyapong
US congressman calls for Kennedy Agyapong's ban to the USA

US Congressman, Hank Johnson has added his voice to the killing of Tiger Eye PI journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale and wants the US to assist Ghana in the investigating of the murder.


Mr. Johnson in a letter to the US Secretary of State said the US government must also look at possible sanctions including a travel ban against the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong over his conduct and utterances against the deceased prior to his killing.

Hank Johnson's letter to the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said the US must assist Ghana security agancies to investigate the murder.

He also urged, “the application of travel, banking, and other applicable sanctions targeting Kennedy Agyapong, who he said “urged violence against the journalist prior to his murder.”

Hank Johnson, the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 4th congressional district said the value of the Ahmed Suale’s work and the America’s principles of freedom of the press warrant that it gets involved to promptly investigate the matter.

He added that, “We cannot allow the voices of truth to be muffled by those who would benefit from silence and deceit.”

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