Charles Adu Boahen, in the exposé, claimed that Dr. Bawumia only requires $200,000 as an appearance fee and a few positions from an investor for his siblings to gain his support and influence in starting a firm in Ghana.
The embattled Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Charles Adu Boahen, who was captured in an exposé by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has denied allegations that he took bribe from investors.
Embattled Charles Adu Boahen has refuted claims that he sold his influence and accepted bribes from investors using the name of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
He claimed in a Facebook post that there had been an attempt to frame him in 2018.
He also added that he is innocent of all claims made against him and that he will work with the appropriate authorities to conduct thorough investigations to establish his innocence.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, sacked Charles Adu Boahen Following the Galamsey Expose by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
The president terminated the appointment of the Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance with immediate effect.
Earlier today, Presidential Communications Director Eugene Arhin released a statement declaring termination and showing why Charles Adu Boahen’s got terminated from his position.
The statement read; “After being made aware of the allegations levelled against the Minister in the exposé, ‘Galamsey Economy’, the President spoke to Mr Adu Boahen, after which he took the decision to terminate his appointment, and also to refer the matter to the Special Prosecutor for further investigations.”
The President expressed his appreciation to Mr. Adu Boahen for the excellent work he has done for the country since his appointment in 2017 and wished him luck in all his future endeavors.
With all these, Charles Adu Boahen has denied claims of taking bribe from investors.
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