Vice President Dr Bawumia, addressing a gathering at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), at the launch of the School’s sixtieth Anniversary
Programmes Manager at the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Mary Addah says the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia’s denial of corruption allegation within the ‘Galamsey Economy’ expose is not enough.
Mrs. Addah said there should be swift motion taken and not simply referral to the Special Prosecutor to deal with such issues.
According to her, there needs to be a radical investigation at the Presidency to confirm if the curiosity to struggle corruption nonetheless exists.
This, she explained is as a result of most presidential staffers have been cited in documentaries participating in corrupt practices.
“If you would recollect, sometime back, Anas’ number 12 cited people in the Jubilee House for being complicit where he mentioned that the President is in his pocket, if I remember correctly and then there were also allegations some Deputy Chief of Staff who is now Minister,” she said.
The anti-corruption campaigner said this in an interview on PleasureNews’ News File on Saturday.
Her feedback are in relation to the revelation by the dismissed Minister of State, Adu Boahen that Vice President Bawumia wanted $200,000 as an look fee to meet potential buyers in an under-cover expose by ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
In the documentary, Mr. Adu Boahen is said to have told the undercover investigators who posed as buyers that Dr. Bawumia would additionally require some positions from the investor for his siblings to get his backing and affect in establishing a business in Ghana.
But Dr. Bawumia took to his Facebook web page to deny the accusations and known as for the Minister to be sacked and investigated by the Special Prosecutor.
President Akufo-Addo subsequently sacked the previous Minister of State at the Finance Ministry and directed the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) to examine him.
Mrs. Addah opined that if a direct and thorough investigation into the activities of presidency is performed, the chances of recurrence will be lowered.
In a associated growth, the Programmes Manager at the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), in an interview on PleasureNews’ The Pulse known as for investigations into the allegations levelled against Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
“We should have an investigation which centres particularly on this allegation that if you have (USD) 200,000 you should be able to secure a meeting with the Vice-President and I know the state institutions that have the mandate to investigate will do so and do a good job at that,” she said.
DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Opinions, Contributions and Statements made by Readers and Contributors on this platform do not essentially symbolize the views or policy of Multimedia Group Limited.