Shirley Frimpong-Manso Dragged To Court Over GH¢64,203 Unpaid SSNIT Contributions

Should Ghanaian film maker Shirley Frimpong-Manso default in the payment of a GH¢600 fine placed on her by an Accra District Magistrate Court, she could be heading to the prison.

The film maker who doubles as Director of Sparrow Productions Limited, failed to pay the SSNlT contributions of her workers hence the fine.

Prosecuting, Nana Akua Annimwaa Thompson of the Trust, told the court, presided over by Dr. Worlanyo Kotoltu that Sparrow Productions Limited failed to pay Social Security of workers totalling GH¢64, 203.52.




The court heard that the company, located at Kokomlemle, Accra, provides advertising services.

Mrs. Manso, was not in court last Saturday when judgment was pronounced, but her representative, Kenneth Attoh, a director of the company, was convicted on his admission of guilt.

The court, further ordered the management of Sparrow to settle its indebtedness.

According to Nana Thompson, the company was in arrears between September 2011 and June 2016, adding that the employer was notified of her indebtedness, but she did not comply.

Meanwhile, Mrs. Josephine l Osafo-Affum, Legon Branch Manager of SSNIT, said the Trust had begun mass prosecution of defaulters.

She said employers were mandated to honour SSNlT contributions of their employees at the end of every month, and warned that those who would default would be dealt with.

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