Anas exposé: I have no idea – Dr Bawumia denies allegation

By: Frank Kwame Abbor| ignewss

Dr Mahamadu Bawumia

Monday, November 14th 2022, was meant with scandals and dismissal of big fish in the Presidency of Ghana after Tiger Eye investigates the highs and the mightiest.

This time, the cameras infiltrated the impermeable underworld of the handlers whose seals make the deals that make Ghana attractive for investors.

Who are those making Ghana unattractive for investment? What is their modus operandi? Where do they operate from? Tiger Eye penetrates and exposes the handlers who cut deals at the expense of the state as the Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia’s name was mentioned.

In his response on facebook, Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia writes “My attention has been drawn to a video by Anas Aremeyaw Anas (as posted on his social media handle) showing the Minister of State for Finance, Mr. Charles Adu Boahen, apparently using my name, inter alia, to peddle influence and collect money from supposed investors. I would like to state that if what the minister is alleged to have said is accurately captured in the video, then his position as a minister of state is untenable. He should be dismissed summarily and investigated”.

He stated that, he is not aware of any such meeting held by Minister Adu Boahen or a supposed “appearance fee”. adding that, “my most cherished asset in life is my integrity and I will not allow anyone to use my name to engage in corrupt activities”.

His statement came on the back of an alleged statement made by Charles Adu Boahen, Minister of State in charge of Finance at the Office of the President.

The statement as captured by the Tiger eye team indicated that the Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, needs just USD200,000 token as an appearance fee and some positions by an investor for the Vice President’s siblings to get his backing and influence in establishing a business in Ghana.

This revelation was made in a meeting with Tiger Eye investigators, who in an undercover investigation and posed as businessmen in a hotel room in the United Arab Emirates.

According to Charles Adu Boahen, the Vice President needs an appearance fee of only USD 200,000 for him to avail himself and offer his support to an investor.

Many reports have cited corruption as the number one killer of investor confidence in Ghana. The banking sector crisis further exacerbated the already fragile situation of investor confidence.


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