Investigative journalist, Manasseh Asure Awuni has made a shocking revelation concerning the controversial Ford Expedition vehicle reported to be a bribe to former president Mahama.
In a lengthy reportage, the journalist reveals that his name was included in a report by the transition team of the NPP stating the fact that the "prohibited gift" which is the Ford Expedition vehicle was truly in the flagstaff house.
"That day was the first time I entered the Flagstaff House. He drove to a large car park that is beyond the Presidential villa. Before we got there, he called a fellow soldier at the Flagstaff House and asked about where “the Ford to the Former Old Man was kept.” When we got to the car park in the Flagstaff House, I saw hundreds of vehicles, most of which were SUVs and fairly new. He explained that there were more of such vehicles that were beyond where we stopped.
At the garage, he and his colleague soldier led me to a Ford Expedition, and I was asked to compare the Chassis Number of President Mahama’s Ford gift with the one parked there. When I looked at the Chassis number of the vehicle, it was the same as the one captured in my investigative story last year.
The registration number of this Ford Expedition was GW 8212-11. The Ford Expedition appeared new and I wondered if it had really been used for four years, as the former government alleged when the scandal broke. I wanted to take a photograph of it but the soldiers said it was not allowed because the place was a security zone. I obliged and I was driven out of the Flagstaff House," he recounted.
The revelation made by the journalist follows earlier claims that the Ford Expedition was missing from the list of vehicles presented by the transition team to Nana Addo.