The Attorney General is asking the Supreme Court to dismiss the case alleging that CHRAJ overstepped its bounds in determining the conflict of interest claims against Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta in issue the 2.25 billion dollar bond. The group, Dynamic Youth Movement of Ghana (DYMOG) in January took Mr. Ofori-Atta, CHRAG and the AG to the Supreme Court claiming CHRAJ in determining a petition on the controversial bond, made some serious pronouncements, which in its view, contravenes aspects of the 1992 constitution.DYMOG on May 8, 2017 petitioned the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to investigate the transparency of the bond, its classification and a claim of possible conflict of interest in the issuance of the said bond. READ: Akufo-Addo gov’t erred in $2.25bn bond issuance – Group Prior to that, CHRAJ was on April 25, 2017 petitioned to investigate the issue of lack of transparency and a possible case of conflict of interest against Mr. Ofori-Atta in government’s issuance of the 2.25 billon-dollar bond. In its findings, CHRAJ established the finance minister breached the Guidelines for the Government Securities Market for Primary Dealers” that regulate the issuance of Government Securities. It also held that bonds are forms of government borrowing irrespective of the type, hence the issuance of the 2.25 billion-dollar bond ought to have gone through parliamentary approval as per Article 181 of the Constitution. READ: CHRAJ findings cite Ofori-Atta for criminality – Minority The finance minister, in CHRAJ’s view, breached that provision of the constitution. [caption id="attachment_49038" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Ken Ofori-Atta is Ghana’s Finance Minister[/caption] CHRAJ further established Mr. Ofori-Atta’s interest in Databank and Enterprise Group Limited whose objects are linked to the securities industry, places him in a high conflict of interest situation. It again claimed Mr. Ofori-Atta’s failure to declare all his assets in Data Bank Financial Services, Data Bank Brokerage Limited and Databank Financial Holdings Limited was a violation of Article 286 (1) (a) of the Constitution.