27.2 C
Friday, June 21, 2024
HeadlineBREAKING: CEO of Labianca Company Ltd. is dead


BREAKING: CEO of Labianca Company Ltd. is dead


The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Labianca Company Limited, Eunice Buah Asomah Hinneh, has reportedly passed away.

Sources indicate that the CEO of the prominent frozen foods distribution company, who was also a member of the Council of State, died in the early hours of Tuesday.

- Advertisement -

Since its establishment in 2008, Labianca Company Limited has been a major player in the importation and distribution of frozen chicken, beef, pork, mutton, turkey, fish, and more.

On August 8, 2022, the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) published an investigative report revealing that Labianca Group of Companies, owned by Eunice Jacqueline Buah Asomah-Hinneh, had evaded import duties. The OSP recovered a sum of ¢1.074 million, representing a shortfall in import duties paid to the state.

- Advertisement -

The report, signed by Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng, alleged that influence-peddling by Ms. Asomah-Hinneh led to a reduction in the tax liabilities for Labianca Company Limited. It was contended that Ms. Asomah-Hinneh used her position as a member of the Council of State and the Board of Directors of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) to secure favorable decisions from the Customs Division.

A Deputy Commissioner of Customs in charge of Operations, Joseph Adu Kyei, was also cited by the OSP for issuing what was described as an unlawful customs advance ruling. This ruling reduced the benchmark values of goods imported by Labianca Limited, translating to reduced tax obligations for the company to the state.

Latest stories

The year Ghana had 3 Heads of State, top military men executions

The year 1979 was a landmark period in Ghana's...

Adekunle Gold opens up on battle with sickle cell disease

Nigerian musician gained international recognition when his debut...

Mbappe gets a new custom mask to protect broken nose

Kylian Mbappe, the renowned French football star, has been...

Multidimensional poverty affects about 7.3 million Ghanaians – GSS

The latest Ghana Multidimensional Poverty Report, released by the...

Anyone who endorses Bawumia approves lies – Blakk Rasta

Reggae artist Blakk Rasta recently announced that he would...

I never proposed, I’ve no love for my ex-wife – Patapaa

Ghanaian musician, Patapaa recently shared that his marriage to...

Related stories

Accra, Ho, other areas to be hit by rainstorm over Gulf of Guinea

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet) has issued a weather...

Police detain 3 over robbery at UENR

The Ghana Police Service has apprehended three suspects linked...

Exercise caution on Free SHS Bill – Joshua Alabi tells govt

The ex-Rector of UPSA in Accra, Prof Joshua Alabi,...

I lost 2016 elections though my appointee was the EC chair – Mahama

Former President and National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John...

Here are the 8 women in NDC’s 33-member National Campaign Team

The role of women in politics and governance has...

Presidency is for serious individuals and not comedians – Mahama subtly jabs Bawumia

Former President and NDC flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama emphasized...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here