Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Okudzeto Ablakwa has stated that some Members of Parliament from the Majority side helped unravel the latest bribery scandal that has hit the Appointment Committee.
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Mr. Ablakwa speaking to the media after the an appointment committee sitting said: “I can tell you on authority that there were some NPP MPs who helped us blow the alarm, and gave us the hint about where the money is coming from.”
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Although refusing to mention the specific names of the NPP MPs involved.
Mahama Ayariga, minority MP for Bawku Central accused Minister designate for Energy, Boakye Agyarko of attempting to bribe them, ostensibly to have his nomination approved.
The allegation came hours after the Minority had refused to support the approval of Boakye Agyarko and Osafo Marfo; Senior Minister Nominee, after raising concerns over some statements the two made before the committee.
Although the Chairman of the Appointment Committee, Joe Osei Owusu, and the Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mohammed, have denied the claims, Mr. Ayariga insists his allegation was not fabricated.
To this effect the speaker of Parliament has inaugurated a six member committee to look into the matter.