Meet Dr Mac Palm – The Doctor Who Wanted to Overthrow Ghanaian government

Dr Mac Palm
Dr Mac Palm

Dr. Frederick Yao Mac-Palm is a Ghanaian medical doctor and the founder of the Citadel Hospital in Accra, Ghana. He is also known for his involvement in a plot to overthrow the Ghanaian government in 2019.

In September 2019, Dr. Mac-Palm was arrested along with nine other individuals for allegedly plotting to overthrow the Ghanaian government. They were charged with treason and conspiracy to commit treason, among other offenses. The group was accused of planning to destabilize the country and take over key government installations, including the Jubilee House, the seat of the Ghanaian presidency.

Dr. Mac-Palm has denied the charges against him and has maintained his innocence. The case is still ongoing as of my knowledge cutoff date of September 2021, and Dr. Mac-Palm’s fate remains uncertain.

Dr. Mac Palm is said to have collapsed on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at about 1600 hours at his house and was rushed to the Dodowa Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Dr Mac-Palm, believed to be in his late 50s, is standing trial with nine others. A family source confirmed his death to the Ghana News Agency on Sunday, March 26, 2023.

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