Previous Education Minister and now Minister-assign for Energy, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has withdrawn and apologized to previous President John Dramani Mahama for blaming him for transporting individuals to the Independence Square in 2017, to come and phony a swooning scene during the arrangements for understudies into senior secondary schools.
As per him, he laments offering the remarks since he had no proof to demonstrate them.
Mr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh turned into a web sensation for his remarks on understudies and guardians who imploded at the Black Star Square in 2017.
He asserted on Asempa FM that previous President John Mahama transported individuals to Independence Square to cause disorder during the activity and phony falling to give the decision government a terrible name.
“We opened the middle at the freedom square to address the necessities of Ghanaians who need to go to class, however some malicious individuals have chosen to pay GHc 20 and GHc 50 to individuals to go there and stage swooning and breakdown, yesterday a portion of the breakdowns were phony. I’m in any event, asking why they carried young children to the middle,” he expressed.
He was approached to apologize in the wake of offering the remarks however the chosen one won’t.
Yet, showing up before the Vetting Committee on Friday, February 12, 2021, the chosen one apologized for his remarks.
He was faced by Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa the NDC MP for North Tongu on the off chance that he had proof to help his cases.
He initially inquired as to whether the Chair could create the previous President before the Committee so he will put it to his face so the advisory group would have the option to find that his (Prempeh’s) claims were valid.
However, the Chair, Joseph Osei Owusu said he would not have the option to deliver the previous pioneer consequently the chosen one should respond to the inquiry.
He at that point reacted saying he would have expressed these things contrastingly in the event that he had the chance.
Be that as it may, Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu put it to him in the event that he has lamented his activity.
When inquired as to whether he could demonstrate, he said the data he depended on was not valid thus he has removed
Be that as it may, when requested to apologize, he said if those words utilized, hurt the previous president, he would pull out and apologize.
This was after Alhassan Suhuyini had additionally raised a similar issue.