Four persons have been invited by the Place of work of the Unique Prosecutor (OSP) to response questions relating to their roles in an alleged act of bribery and other offences in government’s acquisition of three aircraft from Airbus.
A British isles/Ghanaian citizen Samuel Adam Foster alias Samuel Adam Mahama who is said to be linked to former president John Mahama as properly as a few other British citizens Philip Sean Middlemiss Sarah Davis and Sarah Furneaux have been invited to aid in investigations.
The invitation will come after the OSP headed by Specific Prosecutor Martin Alamisi Amidu finished its preliminary investigations into the Airbus saga.
On January 31, 2020, Ghana was named as 1 of 5 nations around the world which the plane maker, Airbus, paid out or tried to spend millions of bucks in bribes in trade for contracts, leading a court docket in Britain to slap a fantastic of £3 billion on the business.
The document also alleged that opposite to area 7 of the UK’s Bribery Act 2010, Airbus unsuccessful to reduce folks affiliated with it from “bribing other folks anxious with the acquire of military transportation aircraft by the Federal government of Ghana, exactly where the explained bribery was intended to receive or keep small business or benefit in the perform of company.”
A public discover by the OSP on March 31 in the Everyday Graphic mentioned the individuals recognized by an acronym in the Assertion of Information and acknowledged as results of point in a judgement of the British isles Crown Courtroom are to support in the investigation of corruption and corruption-linked offences in the purchase of the Plane.
“SAMUEL ADAM FOSTER a. k. a. SAMUEL ADAM MAHAMA a Uk/Ghanaian citizen, and the three other Uk nationals: PHILIP SEAN MIDDLEMISS, LEANNE SARAH DAVIS and SARAH FURNEAUX are hereby invited to guide the Business office of the Specific Prosecutor in the on-heading investigation of bribery and corruption involving in surplus of €3,596,523.00 and €1,665,000.00 respectively, and collaborating with Ghanaian public Officers to use their public place of work for personal profit or gain in the acquire of three (3) C-295 aircraft by the Governing administration of Ghana from Airbus SE,” the recognize explained.