Alhaji Iddrisu Sunday, the Northern Regional First Vice Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has strongly refuted accusations made by Mr. Claude Convincer Davit, CEO of Pop Diesel and Alafie Food Group Company.
Davit alleged that alongside the Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye, they solicited a bribe to arrange a meeting with the President of Ghana.
A video, widely circulating on social media, depicts Davit publicly accusing the NPP officials of requesting a $20,000 facilitation fee in 2017 to discuss his proposed Jatropha plantation project in the Northern Region with the President.
In response, a statement released by the press secretary to Alhaji Iddrisu Sunday dismissed these claims describing them as baseless, asserting that their first encounter with Davit was in early 2017 when he presented a proposal for a biofuel project.
According to the 1st Vice Chair, they advised Davit’s team to directly approach the relevant Secretariat and the Minister for Trade and Industry.
Furthermore, Alhaji Iddrisu Sunday clarified that he did not introduce Davit to Mr. Asenso-Boakye nor did he request any money from him on behalf of anyone.
He urged the public to disregard these allegations and mentioned that the video has been passed on to his legal counsel for further examination and guidance on potential legal action.