Presidential candidate of the Convention People's Party (CPP) in the 2004 elections George Aggudey has been sentenced to three months' imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for the non payment of his worker’s Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions.
The sentence was pronounced on Mr Aggudey on Saturday, September 14, 2013. He has been ordered by the court to pay back all monies owed SSNIT.
George Aggudey owns Gocrest Security Company.
George Aggudey was reported to have been whisked way to begin his jail term immediately the sentence was passed.
The Head of Compliance and Prosecution at SSNIT, Kofi Sackey, confirmed this to Joy News.
Mr. Aggudey was arraigned before the court in February 2013 for non-payment of a total of over GHC 2.6 million SSNIT contributions of his workers.