Airbus Scandal: Akufo-Addo orders Amidu to probe bribery of Ghanaian official

Airbus Scandal: Akufo-Addo orders Amidu to probe bribery of Ghanaian official

- President Akufo-Addo has ordered the office of the Special Prosecutor to collaborate with its UK counterpart to conduct a prompt inquiry into the matter the Airbus scandal

- The probe is to determine whether any government official, either past or present is involved in the said scandal

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President Akufo-Addo has ordered the office of the Special Prosecutor spearheaded by Martin Amidu to collaborate with its UK counterpart, the Serious Fraud office to conduct a prompt inquiry into a reported Airbus bribery case.

In a statement shared by the the director of communications at the presidency, the probe is to determine whether any government official, either past or present is involved in the said scandal.

According to the statement, if the probe goes on to confirm the allegations leveled against the said official, necessary legal action would be taken against him or her.

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Ghanaians have as usual shared their sentiments and criticisms on the topical issue involving the alleged bribing of a Ghanaian government official

Richard said he does not believe the president was blind to all these.

Sule simply asked for God's blessings for the President

Latif wondered why no inquiry was ordered into other big scandals that made headlines in the country.

Thomas asked when a probe would be ordered into the missing excavators and tricycles.

Maruf could not believe the president was ordering for a probe.

Papa could not believe the president did not order for investigations to carried out in various scandals that involved members of his government.

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In other news, former Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong has denied claims that aircraft manufacturer, Airbus paid bribes to some senior officials during the Mills-Mahama regime.

The reports which emerged after the company admitted in a UK court that it paid bribes to officials in some five countries including Ghana between 2009 and 2015 have ignited rumours in Ghana.

A section of the public has dared the NDC which was governing at that time to respond to the claims.

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