- Former President Mahama has denied influencing the construction of the facility
- He says the COCOBOD guest house has been in existence since in 1975
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The Ghana Cocoa Board has hit back at former President Mahama after he denied his involvement in the construction of COCOBOD guest house in his hometown, Bole Bamboi.
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The Chief Executive of COCOBOD, Joseph Aidoo recently in a press conference accused the former leader of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), of influencing the construction of a Ghc8million Guest house at his hometown for his special use.
The CEO insisted that the construction of the COCOBOD guest house was only meant for the comfort of the former President.
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These claims have been rubbished by President Mahama, insisting that the COCOBOD guest house has been in existence since 1975.
President Mahama explained that the CEO’s comment was a very weak attempt, laced with half-truths calculated to dent his reputation.
“The assertion therefore that I influenced the construction of the Guest House is false,” a statement from the office of the former president quoted.
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