- The Member of Parliament for Kunbungu, Ras Mubarak has decried the various allegations levelled against the Miss Ghana pageantry
- He said aspects of the allegations by former winners of the pageant amount to criminality
- If found to be true, Ras says culprits can’t go unpunished
The Member of Parliament for Kunbungu in the Northern Region, Ras Mubarak, has waded into the controversy of the infamous scandal that has hit Exclusive Events, organizer of the Miss Ghana beauty pageant.
Ras Mubarak says the various allegations levelled against the pageant, particularly the CEO, Inna Patty amount to criminality.
In a social media post, the Kunbungu MP indicated that the allegations must not be swept under the carpet, rather it must be investigated and the culprits punished if they turn out to be true.
He also stated that there must be zero-tolerance for any form of exploitation of innocent girls.
He wrote: “Aspects of the story amounts of criminality if it turns out to be true, and certainly that can’t go unpunished.”
“This is worth investigating. We mustn’t tolerate any form of exploitation of innocent girls.”
On Sunday, Ghanacelebritties.com broke the news of sexual exploitations, huge financial demands and other demeaning practices that contestants of Ghana’s oldest beauty pageant, Miss Ghana are made to go through.
Three former winners of the pageant, Miss Stephanie Karikari, Miss Antoinette Delali Kemavor, Giuseppina Nana Ekua Baafi, revealed what the ‘inhumane’ acts they went through in the hands of Inna Patty.
Delali Keamvor has spoken extensively on how the Miss Ghana CEO, Inn Patty, often arranged for ‘big men’ to ‘sleep’ with the contestants.
Stephanie Karikari also related how she was subjected to heartbreaking verbal abuse by Inna, who claimed Stephanie’s personality and looks does not befit the Miss Ghana crown.
Guiseppina also claimed that she was often told to be “smart” in dealing with “businessmen” to get more cash.
Since the news broke, management of Exclusive Events are reported to have held a “panic meeting”.
Also, the PRO for Miss Ghana, Arnold Asamoah Baidoo, has warned the the allegations against Inna are “injurious” and could warrant a legal action against the accusers.
Meanwhile, Inna Patty was expected to speak on a radio interview yesterday but that never happened.
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