February 24, 2021

Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abdulai Jinapor on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 told the Appointment Committee of Ghana’s Parliament that the bribery allegations leveled against him by A-plus were baseless and without facts.

This was when the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu asked him to address the issue of corruption raised against him, and the current state of the issue.

Mr. Jinapor told the Committee, the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has thoroughly investigated into the matter and exonerated him and Francis Asenso Boakye of any act of corruption, thievery and abuse of power levelled against them.

He handed over the report from CHRAJ dated 4/12/2017 with reference number CHRAJ\332\2017\ 414 with the title, “In the matter of the Commission of Human Right Administrative Justice and in a matter of allegations of corruption, thievery and abuse of power between DYNAMIC YOUTH MOVEMENT OF GHANA who was the complainant and MR SAMUEL A.JINAPOH and MR FRANCIS ASENSO BOAKYE” the respondents to the Chairman of the appointment committee.

 Mr.  Joseph Osei Owusu, Chairman of the Committee received the forms for their records and evidence to prove to the committee that, indeed the case has been determined by CHRAJ.

Mr.  Jinapor used the opportunity to tell Ghanaians and the World at large to ignore those bribery allegations which were leveled against himself and his colleague, during their previous positions at the Presidency since it bears no facts and basis, after one of the State investigative body (CHRAJ) has done it work on the matter.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanamps.com