Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu says he will support a full scale investigation into the bribery scandal that has rocked the Appointment Committee of Parliament.
According to him, the allegation being made by Bawku Central Member of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga bothers on integrity of individuals in Parliament as well as the institution of Parliament.
Haruna Iddrisu broke his silence on the explosive matter during the vetting of the Minister-designate for Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei.
Mahama Ayariga alleged that they had received a GHs3,000 bribe from the Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak.
He said they initially thought the amount was their sitting allowance so they collected it but when they were later told it was coming from then Energy Minister-designate Boakye Agyarko, they had to return it.
According to him, the amount was given to Muntaka Mubarak by the Chairman of the Committee Joe Osei Owusu on behalf of the Energy Minister designate – an allegation both men have vehemently denied.
To put matters to rest, Parliament has been urged to investigate the matter to restore the integrity of the August House.
In support, Haruna Iddrisu said the Minority will be ready to assist the investigative body find the truth in the matter.
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