Minister Resigns Over Bribery Allegations - NATIONAL TRUMPET


Friday, May 3, 2019

Minister Resigns Over Bribery Allegations

A Ghanaian Minister of State, Rockson Bukari, according to reports has resigned his position after being caught on tape attempting to bribe a journalist.

Bukari, had wanted to stop a damaging reports about him being published which involves a mining company.
The embattled former minister, who was the Minister of the Upper East Region at that time, was captured on tape attempting to bribe a journalist to stop him from publishing disparaging reports on Shaanxi Mining Company and a judge in 2018.
He had initially debunked the claim.
However, the Communications Director at the Presidency, Mr. Eugene Arhin, said President Nana Akufo-Addo has since accepted Bukari’s resignation and wished him well.
The Presidency said Bukari submitted his letter of resignation to the President on Monday 29th April, because he had” taken note of the tape circulating in the media, “and had, therefore, taken the decision to resign “In order not to allow the tape to disrupt the focus of the government in delivering on its mandate.

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