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Asiedu Nketia poohpoohs calls for Mills’ death probe

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Asiedu Nketia poohpoohs calls for Mills’ death probe
Asiedu Nketia poohpoohs calls for Mills’ death probe
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A move by some Majority MPs for a formal probe into the cause of death of President John Evans Atta Mills has been smacked down by General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia.

Some four MPs of the majority caucus filed a private members’ motion to demand a bi-partisan probe into the death of Prof Mills.

Led by Majority Chief Whip Frank Annoh-Dompreh, the other three include Tolon MP Habib Iddrisu, Mpraeso MP Davis Opoku Ansah, and Tema Central MP Yves Hanson Nortey.

READ ALSO: Four MPs want death of Atta-Mills probed

According to Mr Asiedu Nketia, the call is merely a diversionary tactic by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to sway attention from the myriad of governance issues under the Nana Akufo-Addo led administration, especially the unpopular E-Levy.

“It’s a diversionary move”, he told Accra100.5 FM on Friday.


Prof Mills died on 24 July 2012 after returning from a trip to the US where he had undergone medical checks.

He was 68 years old.

It is still not clear what killed Prof Mills since there have been various accounts from family members, close associates, and his political allies.

In recent times, his aide, Koku Anyidoho, who is the Executive Director of the Atta Mills Institute, has been demanding a probe into the late president’s death