President John Dramani Mahama has vehemently denied allegations by Martin Amidu that he ordered Attorney General to discontinue a case at the Supreme Court that sought to retrieve GHC51 million illegally paid to a Ghanaian businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome.
According to the President, there are all kinds of false claims and allegations that have been leveled against him and his government.
“Sometimes you read and you get disheartened but you were elected to do a job… I take heart despite all these claims and allegations and falsehoods; most of them outright falsehood for the purposes of political propaganda,” he pointed out when he took his turn at the GBC-organised Presidential Encounters Wednesday night.
Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu filed an application seeking clearance from the highest court to allow the businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, to be examined orally in court on how the controversial GHC51 million judgement debt.
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But the current AG discontinued the case with liberty to re-apply; something that received backlash from the public, with Martin Amidu accusing President Mahama as being behind it.