The OSP) has said it has concluded investigation into allegations of an attempt by an unnamed and wealthy businessman to bribe some members of the majority caucus of Parliament.
The OSP said in its First half year report that “The Special Prosecutor will issue directives and further action on the matter in due course.
“The Office expresses its gratitude to the Rt.
Speaker of Parliament and his staff for their cooperation and assistance during the investigation.”
It is recalled that the alleged that an unnamed, wealthy businessman had attempted to bribe the New Patriotic Party lawmakers who were demanding dismissal of the Finance Minister, to change
Later, Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu told journalists that “What I can say of it [the allegations] as of now is that, we don’t know the motive.
Not knowing what the motive is, sometimes these things come up, so we will have to establish that.”
He cited the example of a minister nominee who was accused of offering bribes to the Appointments Committee to facilitate his approval as a reason for his reluctance to pronounce judgement.
“You remember the issue of a minister who was nominated to appear before the Vetting Committee, there were allegations that he attempted to bribe some people or influence some people, eventually, it turned out to be untrue.
“Even though this one has come before me, not having gone into it, I don’t want to make any pronouncements on it.
Let’s see if indeed it is true and that is not an insult to the intelligence of those people who spoke to it.”
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