The Attorney General at the Conakry Court of Appeal will initiate new proceedings against Ibrahima Kassory Fofana, this time for the alleged embezzlement of more than 4.5 million euros, intended for economic and social programs.
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“I urge you to take legal action versus Mr. Ibrahima Kassory Fofana (…) for alleged acts of embezzlement, money laundering, corruption and complicity”, wrote the Minister of Justice, Alphonse Charles Wright, in a letter to the Attorney General.
He said the charges relate to payments of 41 billion Guinean francs (4.5 million euros) and $400,000 in 2020. The minister also ordered the prosecution of a former economic and financial adviser to the Prime Minister , Ansoumane Camara, and several officials of the National Agency for Economic and Social Inclusion (Anies), the body responsible for applying the programme fight against poverty, targeted by the survey.
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Ibrahima Kassory Fofana, imprisoned since last April, served as former President Alpha Condé’s prime minister from May 2018 until September 2021, when the government was overthrown in a military coup led by Mamadi Doumbouya. On July 15, Alphonse Charles Wright, who was then Attorney General, announced that the former Prime Minister was under investigation into the misappropriation of $46.2 million intended for the fight against the pandemic. of Covid-19.