Listowell Nana Kusi-Poku, the Executive Director of Good Governance and Advocacy Group (GAGG), fell victim to an armed robbery on Sunday, January 28, 2023. The incident occurred at Astoria Hotel-Ahodwo near Atinga Junction in Kumasi, the Ashanti capital.
The celebrated critic of Nana Akufo-Addo’s regime was reportedly ambushed by a two-member robbery gang around 2:00 AM on the hotel premises. Listowell had just turned off his ignition after successfully parking his Toyota Hilux with registration number GN 371-23.
According to Listowell’s account to The Hawknewspaper, the robbers, brandishing guns, ordered him out of his car and demanded he surrender his car key, mobile phones, and personal belongings.
He explained that he had returned from attending the funeral of a close friend’s father in Nyinahini in the Antwima Mpounua District, and had chosen to spend the night in Kumasi.
The robbery incident has been officially reported to the Adiembra Police Station, prompting a team of police personnel to visit the scene and initiate an investigation into the matter.