In a assertion issued, the Minority Chief Whip claimed he was sorry for any hurt performed to the graphic and track record of the Justices and the judiciary.
He pointed out that not naming any choose “may have experienced the impact of scandalizing the judiciary in its entirety.”
“This unintended consequence is deeply regretted,” the NDC MP stated in his statement.
“Based upon very good counsel, I have also made a decision to let sleeping canines lie and will for that reason chorus from any even further community commentary on the subject which, as I have indicated, was originally documented to me by a female colleague, Parliamentarian,” he additional.
The lawmaker further more urged the normal public and the media to respect his retraction and apology.
“It is my fervent prayer that the current historic cordial relations amongst the legislature and the judiciary will not be afflicted by this incident but will carry on to improve in the curiosity of the nation,” the statement concluded.
Mr. Muntaka in an interview with Joy Information on January 10, 2021 alleged that a Supreme Court docket choose attempted to bribe a colleague legislator to vote for Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye as the Speaker as in opposition to the NDC’s Alban Bagbin.
“Shamefully, a Supreme Court docket judge termed a woman colleague telling her what they will give her, if she votes for Prof Mike Oquaye. He instructed her that they will enable her get treatment of her young children. She can acquire gasoline from a filling station for absolutely free for the subsequent 4 decades.
“So we [NDC] are likely to glimpse into it. We will glance at the time he built those phone calls,” he informed JoyNews.
The claims by the MP obtained blended reaction from the community with the Main Justice, Kwasi Anin Yeboah assuring he will investigate the alleged bribe by a Justice of the apex court docket.