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Boakye Agyarko allegedly bribes Appointment Committee with GHC100, 000

Minority members of the parliament's appointments committee have accused Boakye Agarko, the energy minister-designate, of bribing with GHC100,000 in exchange for them confirming his nomination.

Bawku Central MP, Mahama Ayariga, has said some amount of money was given to the Chairman of Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Joe Osei Owusu, by embattled Energy Minister-designate, Boakye Agyarko, to be distributed to the Minority MPs on the committee with the intention of influencing them to give him the nod so he could be sworn in as Minister.

Mr Ayariga, who is a member of the Committee, told Radio Gold in an interview that the Minority MPs outrightly rejected the GHS3000 each which was enveloped for them when they later found out from Mr Osei Owusu that the money was coming from Mr Agyarko.

Jan. 27, 2017