Government did not lose any money; why investigate - Stan Dogbe to Akufo-Addo

Government did not lose any money; why investigate - Stan Dogbe to Akufo-Addo

- Stan Xoese Dogbe believes that there is no need to investigate the Airbus bribery case which cited Ghana as one of the countries involved

- He said it is not really necessary since Ghana did not actually lose any money

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An aide to former President John Dramani Mahama, Stan Xoese Dogbe believes that there is no need to investigate the Airbus bribery case which cited Ghana as one of the countries involved.

According to a Facebook post sighted by YEN.com.gh, shared by Stan Dogbe, he said it is not really necessary since Ghana did not actually lose any money.

His somehow sarcastic comment comes in reaction to President Akufo-Addo's referral of the matter to the Special Prosecutor to investigate the said Ghanaian government officials involved in the case.

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

Stan Dogbe indicated that the President should "rather investigate the nepotism-induced $24m tax waiver he [Akufo-Addo] gave to his in-law which will be at a cost to the taxpayer"

Stan Dogbe wrote: "Ha ha ha!! Finally, the SP [Special Prosecutor] will have some work to do."

"But please, Mr. Akufo-Addo, given that Gov’t of Ghana did not lose any money in this Airbus matter, and yet you are willing to attempt some so-called investigation, just asking, why wont you rather investigate the nepotism-induced $24m tax waiver you gave to your in-law which will be at a cost to the tax payer?" he added.

"The criminal PDS scandal involving your family and cronies is also still fresh in our minds ooo!" Mr Dogbe posted.

READ ALSO: Mills-Mahama never took bribe from Airbus - NDC

In other news, a British court documents has revealed that Europe’s largest aerospace multinational company, Airbus paid bribes to some top Ghanaian officials during the Mills-Mahama era between 2009-2015.

According to the document sighted by YEN.com.gh, Ghana is amongst five countries Airbus paid millions of dollars in bribes to in exchange for contracts.

The conduct and act of the European aviation company, Airbus has led to a British court slapping a fine of 3 billion pounds (£3bn) as penalties on the company.

READ ALSO: Airbus paid bribes to top Ghanaian officials between 2009 and 2015 - British court documents reveal

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