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 Matthew Opoku Prempeh has withdrawn and apologized to previous President John Dramani Mahama for blaming him for transporting individuals to the Independence Square in 2017, to come and phony a blacking out 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 fell at the Black Star Square in 2017.
He guaranteed on Asempa FM that previous President John Mahama transported individuals to Independence Square to cause mayhem during the activity and phony imploding to give the decision government an awful name.
“We opened the middle at the freedom square to address the requirements of Ghanaians who need to go to class, yet some insidious individuals have chosen to pay GHc 20 and GHc 50 to individuals to go there and stage blacking out and breakdown, yesterday a portion of the breakdowns were phony. I’m in any event, asking why they carried small children to the middle,” he expressed.
He was approached to apologize in the wake of offering the remarks yet the candidate cannot.
Yet, showing up before the Vetting Committee on Friday, February 12, 2021, the candidate apologized for his remarks.
He was stood up to by Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa the NDC MP for North Tongu in the event that he had proof to help his cases.
He initially inquired as to whether the Chair could deliver the previous President before the Committee so he will put it to his face so the council 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 candidate should address the inquiry.
He at that point reacted saying he would have expressed these things distinctively in the event that he had the chance.
Nonetheless, Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu put it to him on the off chance that he has lamented his activity.
When inquired as to whether he could demonstrate, he said the data he depended on was not genuine henceforth he has removed
In any case, 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.
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