Anas should redefine his modus operandi – Dr. Stephen Amoah

Anas should redefine his modus operandi – Dr. Stephen Amoah

Member of Parliament for Nhyiaeso, Dr. Stephen Amoah, has questioned the rules and mode of operations of Investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

Anas in his documentaries expose state officers together with judges and politicians. The newest to have been uncovered is former Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance, Charles Adu Boahen who was filmed partaking in affect peddling.

Mr. Adu Boahen is heard to have categorically acknowledged that Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia wanted $200,000 as an ‘appearance fee’ before assembly with supposed businessmen.

Reacting to the exposé, the Legislator said Charles Adu Boahen was compelled to take the hefty amount of {dollars} given to him as a ‘token’ though he was not proper to have accepted the supply.

He argued that the edited footage which was proven to the general public appeared to distort the entire story, thus the investigative journalist should air the total documentary for functions of equity to the implicated state official.

“I have nothing against Anas. I think he is also doing his best to contribute to fighting corruption, but he should do it in a way that would not seem like he has planned, he has built up conspiracy game theory to get people into trouble and for Ghanaians to have opinions.

“Many extracts that I have gotten from all of you indicated that Charles was very reluctant that does not also mean he was right in accepting the offers and so it was something like he was intimidated, it was put through his throat,” he said on Newsfile, Saturday.

Dr. Stephen Amoah, due to this fact, believes that the Award-winning Investigative Journalist should rethink his mode of operations such that he avoids placing his topics in awkward conditions.

“I think Anas should redefine a new paradigm shift, the way he does his things so that you not really force or put people in a situation where they might not have gotten themselves into…let us look at the fact that one, he was intimidated, two, most of the offers were initiated by those who actually wanted to implicate him in the situation.”

Speaking on the same present, the Executive Director of Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah expressed displeasure with the rules explored by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

Although he admits that the conduct by Charles Adu-Boahen is condemnable, Mr. Braimah contended that the “forcefulness” and “persistence” from Anas to supply presents raises questions.

“Per what we watch in number 12 and the forcefulness, the persistence, the request, the inducement then makes it difficult for us to conclude that ordinarily if the conversation had gone on, would Mr. Adu Boahen eventually say now that we have concluded, how much will you give me and all of that we cannot conclude,” he noted.

Currently, the Special Prosecutor is investigating the corruption allegations against Charles Adu Boahen.

He has since been dismissed from office.

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