Amusement of Saturday, 5 September 2020
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A shut close friend of the male of the instant Dr. Kwame Fordjour determined as Jones Gyedu has arrive out to share some deep revelations about the man guiding “UN Kofi Annan Excellence Awards”.
Social media has been thrown in a condition of shock soon after it emerged that the humanitarian award been given by some famous people and politicians in the place final 7 days is just a fraud.
Following news of the scam went viral, a near mate of the gentleman at the rear of the act has uncovered that he(Kwame Fordjour) has been scamming men and women for the previous 25 many years.
Getting to his social media timeline, he shared his working experience with him which include offering out his nickname adding that they grew up together and he appreciates what he is saying.
Read his comprehensive tale about him beneath:
A con artist for practically 25 yrs, now dishing out fake UN awards. I know him really perfectly.
When I noticed his photographs more than social media final night, I was not amazed. I was relatively unfortunate. But I was astonished the folks who went for the awards did not do because of diligence.
We grew up alongside one another at Santasi, Kumasi. My household was just about 50 meters absent from theirs. He was some handful of several years more mature than me. When he was in SSS 3, I was in JSS 2. He was extra like my educational mentor. He influenced me to go through science at the SHS. Right after school, I would go to his house the place he would share stories about the national science & math quiz and really encourage me to do well at my BECE, show up at a fantastic SSS (now SHS) and potentially represent my school.
I went on to acquire the NSMQ with St PETERS in the 12 months 2000 and inevitably finished up a medical professional. For this, I partly owe it to him for his encouragement.
What took place to him?
I noticed he has a ‘Dr’ title previous his identify. It was when “my eyes opened a bit” that I recognized his SSCE (as it was acknowledged then) effects have been not good adequate to have secured him admission into a tertiary establishment. I learnt several years later on that he had aggregate 24. He confirmed this to me himself, when I grew to become a big boy and also acquired to know the procedure.
When I concluded SSS, I went to stop by him one particular working day. That was when I noticed that one thing was definitely really completely wrong. He had a duplicate metallic stamp of KNUST and UG in his bag. Together with replicas of the papers on which college certificates have been printed. He was dishing out bogus certificates to individuals who experienced the appropriate volume. He himself utilized a person to protected a position but turned the provide down mainly because the cash was also modest. This was in 2001.
In the several years that followed, he practically turned a complete-time con artiste. This room can’t comprise all that he did. I heard some of the stories from third parties. Some of his victims approached me to know if I knew his whereabouts. Due to the fact he was on the operate.
He was on the run since the BNI was hunting for him. What transpired? I will share this specific one particular.
In 2004, the mom and dad of a pupil remaining at Kwadaso, Kumasi, contracted me train their ward science and arithmetic in their household. When they located out I lived at Santasi, they questioned me if I realized “WyClef”. Of program, I understood due to the fact that was his nickname at Technology Secondary University (now KNUST SHS). So I told the loved ones I understood him.
Then they shared the tale. He had taken GHC1,500 (Fifteen million Cedis at the time, just before redemomination) from 20 learners with the guarantee of facilitating their admission to KNUST. Make no blunder, ‘fifteen million cedis’ at the time was substantial dollars. When the school started out transport out admission letters, the said learners contacted him for responses. He immediately requested them to arrange much more money and satisfy him in front of the KNUST Administration block for their admission letters. Sure, in entrance of the Administration Block by itself.
The pair told me they also paid the income to secure a position for their initial baby who was seeking admission. Then WyClef showed up with an elderly male whom they didn’t know but the description they gave me equipped that of his father. There, you fork out the top rated up, and your “admission letter” was handed above to you. The 20 learners and their mother and father/guardians fashioned a queue there.
I was surprised to discover that the man was perhaps his father. This man was a a very delicate-spoken pastor who had endured a lot from the palms of men and women his son duped. But that is for one more working day. But up to nowadays, I even now cannot believe that Emma went there with Osofo to consider those people monies.
Of course, can guess what took place after the monies were compensated and all those bogus letters had been issued. What pained most of these victims was the simple fact that the fake letters had the appropriate bank account specifics of KNUST the place they were being instructed to pay their to start with 12 months service fees. And they did. Weeks afterwards, a official grievance was created at the police station and the BNI acquired involved.
He vanished from Kumasi for nearly 10 yrs. And afterwards resurfaced with clear proof of a wellness challenge I would not want to go into. This was following he was deported at Heathrow Airport soon after attempting to migrate to the British isles. The very last time I noticed him was about 8 many years ago, sporting two shirts and a go well with in a scorching weather. We spoke for about 15 minutes by the roadside, and I really believed all the tales I read about his new point out of health.
I am declaring all these because he himself has admitted to scamming some superstars in an “award” scheme. And some of his victims in earlier schemes have remained pals with me for years.
I usually felt unhappy and sorry for how points turned out for him. Undoubtedly, he was a smart male. I thoroughly take pleasure in and respect the point that he encouraged me, gave me science guides to understand and all. When I concluded JHS (and ahead of my BECE final results were being unveiled), he gave me his Physics and Chemistry guides to get started examining.
In spite of almost everything, I will incorporate him to the 3 most crucial men and women who fired me up to understand tough, all through my JHS and SHS times. As to what occurred to him together the way, I cannot inform.
At any time I get in touch with my mom and she tells me, “Kwaku, I noticed Emma all around their home and he questioned of you”, I nonetheless get unfortunate.
Even even though I know these points, I was nonetheless stunned viewing his photos on social media. And far more surprised that those who participated in the ceremony did no due diligence. A simple google check out of his title would have revealed that in 2010 he was arrested for trying to scam some rural banking companies in a quite very similar awards scheme.
Lifetime can be comprehensive of drama. He had a really major potential and I seriously contemplate him a greater college student than I was. But factors obtained messed up. As to the true reason, I simply cannot notify.
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