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[ 2017-10-11 ]

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Frank Annor Dompreh

Gov’t investigating report of Ghanaian ISIS fighters – Majority
The Majority in Parliament has assured that
government is investigating a recent report by the
Libyan government, which claimed that between 50
to 100 Ghanaians have joined the dreadful
terrorist group, Islamic State in that country.

A report issued by the Libyan government said
Ghanaian migrants feature prominently as members
of the terrorist group.

The report placed Ghana in the second highest
category suggesting that between 50 to 100
Ghanaian migrants are frontline fighters for the
so-called Islamic State in Libya.

Following the report, the Minority in Parliament
charged government not to allow the Ghanaian IS
fighters into the country until they are properly
investigated and given security clearance.

“Government must put measures in place to ensure
that none of these alleged Ghanaian Islamic State
fighters are allowed to return to Ghana without
strict security clearance and surveillance,” the
Minority spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Samuel
Okudzeto Ablakwa, said at a press conference on

The Minority also called on government to ensure
that Ghana’s international reputation is not
affected over Libyan report.

But Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of
Parliament, Frank Annor Dompreh, at a counter
press conference said government will certainly
break its silence on the matter after the

“This is not a matter that is new, the government
is fully aware of this. We have done enough checks
at the Ministry [of Foreign Affairs], and the
Ministry is already aware. What is important is
that, the ministry is conducting investigations on
this matter… We think that soonest, the Republic
and for that matter the government, will come up
with the full disclosure and findings of what
indeed is the truth or otherwise,” he said.

Mr. Dompreh also challenged the report,  saying
for now, the identity of the supposed Ghanaians
believed to have joined the terrorist group, has
not been confirmed.

“In the report, it is being alleged that some
Ghanaians have been mentioned – the authenticity
of these Ghanaians have not been proven at this
stage,” he added.

KNUST student joins ISIS

This comes on the back of reports that a graduate
from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and
Technology, Nazir Nortei Alema had joined the
terrorist group in 2015.

Harry Sarfo, a German Ghanian, had also in the
early part of 2017, confessed to having been a
fighter for ISIS.

The 28-year-old, who is serving a three-year
prison term in Germany on terrorism charges, said
he had however avoided participating in the
group’s violence.

Source -

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