Adu Boahen will have his day before OSP to respond appropriately – Govt Communicator
The principle of natural justice will be rightly displayed when the Minister of Finance in the Ministry of Finance who was sacked by the President, Charles Adu Boahen, gets his day before the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) to answer the corruption charges leveled against him, a member of the Government Communications Team. said Kofi Tontoh.
Mr Tontoh said the OSP investigation would determine the next steps to be taken against him.
President Akufo-Addo announced that he had referred Mr. Adu Boahen to the OSP for investigation following his sacking.
President Akufo-Addo has dismissed Mr. Ada Boahen.
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has terminated the appointment of the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Charles Adu Boahen, with immediate effect.
“After learning of the allegations leveled against the minister in the exposé, ‘Galamsey Economy’, the President spoke to Mr. Adu Boahen, after which he decided to terminate his appointment and also refer the matter to the Special Prosecutor for further investigation.
“The President thanked Mr. Adu Boahen for his strong service to his government since his appointment in 2017 and wished him success in his future endeavours,” the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, said on Monday, November. 14.
Commenting on this, Mr. Tontoh said on TV3’s Big Edition with Berla Mundi on Tuesday, November 15, “This is a decisive decision by the President.”
He added: “This is an attempt to show that the president does not condone corruption, but let Adu Boahen have his day and all the facts come out, if any further action is needed, it will be taken.
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