Member Of Parliament for Abura Asebu Kwamankese Constituency Elvis Morris Donkoh, has allegedly confessed securing one of the missing excavators, the ghanaiandemocrat.com reports.
In the press release purported to be from the MP, he details how Prof Frimpong Boateng linked him up with Ekow Ewusi from whom he purchased the excavator.
Full press statement
My attention has been drawn to a video in circulation purported to be secretly recorded and released to the public domain by Mr. Horace Ekow Ewusi, 1st Vice Chairman of the NPP and his accomplices where my name has been mentioned and some allegations levelled against my personality.
I want to take this medium to set the records straight and establish every fact behind this matter with all dignity;
I needed an excavator to buy so I discussed it with Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah in his office somewhere 2017. He asked me to contact Prof. Frimpong Boateng and he can introduce me to someone for a genuine business.
I went to see Prof. Frimpong Boateng, he accepted it and told me to exercise some level of patience because some new excavators were ceased from three Chinese galamseyers so he will consult Mr. Horace Ekow Ewusi and get back to me.
In an attempt to get the machine with all alacrity, I consulted Mr. Ekow Ewusi and he equally confirmed that some ceased excavators from three Chinese galamseyers are ready to be auctioned.
Myself and Mr. Ekow Ewusi went to see the excavators and I agreed to buy one at a cost of Ghc200,000 which payment and delivery were made to that effect on that very day.
After owning the excavator, the necessary documentations were made and up to date every document at my disposal is genuine.
Therefore, I want to state this clearly without any ambiguity that, I have no hand in this galamsey matter and I would advice Mr. Ekow Ewusi to put my name to rest.
This is an attempt by Mr. Ekow Ewusi to undermine my hard-earned reputation all in the name of contest in Abura Asebu Kwamankese constituency. I want to advice him to rather concentrate on his suspension and allow the necessary investigations into the matter at hand.
I want to assure my party members and the constituents at large to continue to have faith in me as their member of parliament and I promise to be faithful and loyal to them for a better future.
Hon. Elvis Morris Donkoh Member Of Parliament Abura Asebu Kwamankese Constituency
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