Member of Parliament for Odododiodoo Constituency, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye and MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon Mr. Emmanuel Agyarko contend President Akufo-Addo did no wrong in praising a CEO of a Jospong Group of Companies.
In Nov this year, a President visited a businessman, Joseph Siaw Agyepong during one of his rubbish recycling plants during his debate of a Greater-Accra Region and lauded him for his good works.
“When we are during a forefront of doing things like we are, we will be a theme of controversy. It goes with a territory. we know we a small bit, and we know we are able of doing it. Stay focused”, a President added.
These comments did not go down good with polite multitude groups like a Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) and members of a media who trust a President’s admiration of a businessman will criticise a crime investigations being conducted by a military into a business exchange of some of his companies.
The Jospong organisation is underneath review for scandals including Joy News’ Manasseh Azure Awuni’s explanation that a agreement awarded one of his subsidiaries might have been arrogant by GH¢130Million .
Reacting to a suggestions that a President’s comments could criticise a investigations, Mr. Agyarko pronounced on Joy News TV’s AM Show, Tuesday that a President did no wrong in praising a businessman.
MP, Ayawaso West, Emmanuel Agyarko
“Anyone who goes to a Ajen Kotoku site of Jospong and sees a work he has finished there should be tender and we don’t consider a boss did anything wrong during all in indicating out a [great] work he has done”, he said.
The NPP MP said, “It [does] not meant that if a review proves that he has finished something wrong, we can't speak about that too.”
NDC MP, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye who was also on a uncover combined that he doesn’t trust a President erred and that, this is a matter of firmness and unless there is justification to crucify Mr. Agyepong [Jospong], a media should not paint him as a hurtful businessman.
“The President did zero wrong in praising him”, he said.
MP, Odododiodoo, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye
Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Marfo on Monday during a launch of a 2017 Anti-Corruption and Transparency Week in Accra pronounced a President’s comments are positively not right if a allegations opposite a businessman are proven to be true.
“It’s positively not right. It will give a wrong signals if we are seen to be pampering or endorsing a famous wrongdoer. That one is not right,” he said