- Mr. Eugene Arhin's stated that Francis Asenso Boakye and Abu Jinapor's side of events must be heard
- He says the CID will be the best entity to investigate and provide recommendations for further action
Mr. Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications at the Presidency, has stated that Deputy Chief of Staff Asenson and Jinapor must be given a chance to give their sides of the story before conclusions can be drawn.
Speaking to Citi News, Director of Communications at the Flagstaff House, Mr. Eugene Arhin, says that he expects that the two presidency's Deputy Chief of Staffs, Mr. Francis Asenso Boakye, and Mr. Abu Jinapor, will both speak with the Ghanaian Police Service's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in connection to corruption allegations leveled against them.
According to Mr. Arhin, it would only be fair and just that the two be given the chance to present their sides of the story.
"Definitely, the CID will obviously get in touch with them because I don’t think they can settle the matter based on one side’s story." Said Mr. Arhin, adding that as state agencies, the CID will be in the best position to investigate and make recommendations on the matter.
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Deputy Chief of Staffs Asenso and Jinapor's woes began in earnest when the controversial Ghanaian rapper, Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as A Plus, took to social media and called the two presidential staffers "foolish" and "corrupt".
After subsequently apologizing to the President for the method at which he delivered his accusations, A Plus has maintained that the substance of his accusations are nevertheless true.
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Though Mr. Francis Asenso Boakye has already denied A Plus's allegations, Mr. Abu Jinapor is yet to make a public statement regarding the allegations.
According to Flagstaff House Director of Communications, Mr. Eugene Arhin, the CID's investigation ought to provide closure to the issue, whatever the investigative body's conclusion may be. On the other hand, Mr. Arhin did state that should the corruption allegations turn out to be false, the accused would have the right to sue their antagonists.
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