Ablakwa Promises to Maintain Vigilance on State Property Acquisitions, Regardless of Party Ties


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Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Member of Parliament for North Tongu, has stated that he will resist any government official, even if they belong to his party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), who tries to acquire public assets.


He mentioned that he began opposing state capture 16 years ago when he took the late Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, former National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), to court for acquiring government properties.

In an interview on the New Day show on TV3 on Wednesday, June 19th, Ablakwa stated: “This will be my position even if the person is a member of my party.”


Okudzeto Ablakwa / Photo Credit: Graphic Onlinelakwa

Ablakwa also informed Richard Ahiagbah, the Director of Communications of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), that Agriculture Minister Bryan Acheampong is embroiled in a conflict of interest concerning the attempt to acquire hotels owned by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).

He noted that according to records, Bryan Acheampong held a ministerial position when the processes to acquire the hotels commenced.

“Bryan Acheampong was a minister of state in 2018 in Akufo-Addo’s first term, he was minister when this traction began, according to SSNIT. Articles 284, 78 have been breached violently,” he said.


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