- Manasseh says Maham Ford Expedition "gift" given to former president Mahama by a Burkinabe contractor was his most riskiest yet
- He says his wife prayed all day for his safe return in light of what he was going to do in Burkina Faso
Multimedia's award winning investigative journalist, Manasseh Azuri Awuni, has expressed that his investigation into Ghana's former president, John Mahama's connection with a Burkinabe contractor is his riskiest investigation yet.
Speaking to KofiTV, Manaseh Azuri Awuni related that his investigation into the infamous Ford Expedition "gift" offered by Mr. Djibril Kanazoe was risky for a number of reasons, one of which was because die members of the then Ruling NDC would taking it too kindly, neither would they let one go free for it.
According to Manasseh, although he doesn't believe the former president would have done him any harm, he was still afraid of attacks.
“I don’t believe the President himself would have harmed me, but some people are so dedicated to the party that they won’t allow you go free if you do anything to destroy the party’s chances of winning," said Manasseh.
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He related how his wife prayed and fasted all day so he [Manasseh] would return home safe and sound since the couple were aware of the importance of the step Manasseh was taking.
During the interview, Manasseh revealed that after Mr. .Kanazoe stopped the interview and said that the initial recording must be deleted because Mr. Kanazoe felt he [Manasseh] had let him to say things out not to have said.
He [Mr. Kanazoe] stated that Manasseh Azuri should wait for him in order to finish his interview because he had to go to a meeting at the US Embassy.
“It was getting late and since I wasn’t sure of my safety if I spent the night in the country, I asked him to let us finish the interview because I had to return to Ghana that day, but he said no. When we came out of the office, he left with another man and luckily for me the watchman was asleep, so I snuck out and found my way back to Ghana" said Manasseh." He said.
Checkout a video of Manasseh's interview on KofiT below:
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