Bribery Allegation Rev Prof Martey lied; he took bribe from NPP

A former Public Relations Officer of the PCG Dr Osei Acheampong said that the moderator accepted $100,000 from the NPP and attempted to share the money with him.

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A former Public Relations Officer of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana Dr Emmanuel Osei Acheampong has revealed that the outgoing moderator of the church accepted $100,000 as bribe from the opposition NPP.

According to him [Dr Acheampong] the moderator after collecting the 'bribe' attempted to share the money with him; he said the outspoken moderator of the PCG gave him $50,000.

“The NPP gave him the money so he could always speak for them. He gave me some of the money because of the position I occupied as the then Public Relations Officer of the church.”

“I believe he was giving it to me so I also speak on issues to favour the NPP. But I rejected it because of my principles," he said.

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Dr Osei Achempong further indicated that he has evidence to back his claims and will produce them in due time.

“I have evidence. He made the allegation so I expect him to come out with his testimony then I will also bring mine.”

“The witness to this encounter was an NPP sympathiser so he may speak for him on this matter. But I have evidence when he produces his I will produce mine.”

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Rev Prof Emmanuel Martey revealed that a political party attempted to bribe him with $100,000 to silence him.

He opined that: “Politicians have tried all means to muzzle me, to get me but they can’t, they come with bribes, fat envelopes, $100, 000 … I want everybody to listen that politicians came to my house with $100, 000 and also with the promises that if you keep quiet, we will give you a house at Trasaaco with [a] swimming pool.”

 

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