Minority Leader breaks silence; Supports full investigation into bribery allegation

Minority Leader breaks silence; Supports full investigation into bribery allegation

Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu has broken his silence on the bribery allegation that has become an albatross around the neck of Parliament’s Appointment Committee.

Minority Leader breaks silence; Supports full investigation into bribery allegation

Minority Leader breaks silence; Supports full investigation into bribery allegation

He opined that he will support a full-scale investigation on matters that bothers on the integrity of individuals in Parliament as well as the institution of parliament.

Mr Iddrisu’s comments follow allegation that Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko tried paying an amount of GHȻ3,000 to the members of the minority side of the Appointment of Committee in order to facilitate his smooth approval. Something Mr Agyarko has denied vehemently.

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Three key members on the minority side [NDC] - Mahama Ayariga, Alhassan Suhiniyi and Okudzeto Ablakwa who are publicly alleging they received ‘bribe’ monies from their leader, Muntaka Mubarak.

But speaking publicly on the matter for the first time, Haruna Iddrisu said: “I will and we will support full scale of investigation into establishing the veracity or otherwise of any matter that bothers on reputation of persons, reputation of parliament, including a full-scale parliamentary enquiry,” he stressed.

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