- A former ambassador to the United Kingdom, Victor Smith, has dismissed reports that he stole a state vehicle
- According to him, he purchased the saloon car in his possession
- Some state vehicles were made available to state officials between December 23, 2016 and January 7, 2017.
A former Ghana High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Ambassador Victor Smith, has reacted to allegations that he stole a government vehicle.
According to him, he purchased a state vehicle before the Mahama administration left office, because one was offered to him.
Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme, he argued that he cannot be accused of stealing the saloon car he paid for, as it is has been duly paid for.
YEN.com.gh understands that a list, published by the Daily Guide newspaper, revealed a sale of 250 vehicles which were offered at low prices.
The sale of the vehicles reportedly took place between December 23, 2016 and January 7, 2017.
In all, there were about 86 Toyota Camry vehicles, 15 Toyota Avalons, 54 Toyota Corollas, 52 Toyota Avensis vehicles and 17 Nissan Sentras auctioned to NDC members.
The rest include 55 Hyudai i10s, 9 BMWs, 8 VW Passats, 5 Nissan Teanas, 9 Hyndai Elantras and 6 Hyudai Accents, among others.
The beneficiaries have however been urged to return the vehicles, most of which have been declared missing by Akufo-Addo government.
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