Member of Parliament (MP) for Damango and minister nominee for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Abdulai Jinapoh has denied bribery allegations leveled against him, by a controversial musician A-Plus.

According to him, the allegations of bribery against him by A-Plus has no merit or facts thus discribing it as baseless.

He made the denial today Wednesday, 24, February, 2021 when the nominee appeared before the Appointments Committee of Parliament for the ongoing Ministerial vetting.

Mr Jinapor was quizzed by the Minority Leader, and Ranking Member of the Committee, Mr Haruna Iddrisu about bribery allegations raised against him by the controversial musician and current State of the matter.

Mr Abdulai Jinapoh in his response told the Committee, that the Commission of Human Right and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has thoroughly investigated into the matter and the findings of the investigation exonerated him and his colleague, Mr Francis Asenso Boakye from all those allegations of corruption, thievery and abuse of office as it was being speculated around.

He therefore, handed a copy of the report from CHRAJ dated 4/12/ 2017 with reference number CHRAJ\332\2017\ 414 which was tittled, in the matter of the Commission of Human Right and Adminstrative Justice and in a matter of allegations of corruption, thievery and abuse of power between DYNAMIC YOUTH MOVEMENT OF GHANA who was the complainant and MR SAMUEL A.JINAPOR and MR FRANCIS ASENSO BOAKYE who are the respondents to the Chairman of the Appointments Committee, Mr Joseph Osei Owusu as a form of records and evidence to prove to the committee that, indeed the case has been determined by CHRAJ.

The minister nominee used the opportunity to tell Ghanaians and the World at large to ignore those bribery allegations which was leveled against himself and Mr Francis Asenso Boakye during their previous position at the Presidency since it bears no facts and basis, after one of the State investigative body (CHRAJ) has done it work on the matter.



Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH

Writer’s Email: franklinadonkoh@gmail.com 

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