Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Corruption Bribery allegations against me are untrue - Tema Mayor

In a response intercepted by the media, the Mayor explained the circumstances of the contract.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Tema Mayor play

Tema Mayor

The Metropolitan Chief of Tema, Felix Nii Annang Mensah-La has debunked rumours that he requested 10 percent of a contract that was bit at the Tema Metropolitan AAssembly.

He said the claims are untrue and it is a ploy to tarnish his hard won reputation.

The Mayor was heavily criticized last week when a waste management firm accused him of requesting a 10 percent cut, before signing the contract document which was supposed to pave way for the construction of a new engineering landfill site in Tema.

READ ALSO: 50-year-old man hangs himself to death

Nii Annang said "There were some issues on radio concerning the Mayor and the 10 percent issues and all that but they are all untrue. We are talking about the landfill site which is full, and the way forward and what to do and all that. People have come expressing interest in helping us construct a new one, but trying to scrutinize their documents have really been a problem and some of them think where they are coming from they have to get it by all means.”

In a response intercepted by the media, the Mayor explained the circumstances of the contract.

He said, "A number of reports that have been done against me, areas that I have gone to answer questions and all that, but I know what I am doing is right so I manage the situation. One of them thinks he will go to radio to tarnish the image of the Mayor, if the Mayor is refusing to sign his document, but the truth is only one so he can go”.

He further assured residents of Tema that his administration will make sure any contract they enter into will be to the benefit of the people of the metropolis.

READ ALSO: Family tied up in home, robbed at gunpoint

“I promised the people of Tema that I will not go and take any percentage because of what I will get. We have come far as a people in Tema and where we are heading towards, this is not the time to think about our selfish interest. Yes, there is a contract which has not yet been signed. It has gone through Attorney General’s Department and all corrections done, awaiting approval, and then another group is telling me to forget about the existing contract and sign theirs. And when I refuse they say I have requested for 10 percent. They are all untrue and must not be taken serious.”

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 RIP Former Chief of Staff Julius Debrah loses his 73-year-old motherbullet
2 Tragedy Gomoa East NDC organizer crashed to deathbullet
3 Final Journey Here are the burial details for the late Amissah-Arthurbullet
4 Legal Tussle Stephen Opuni's corruption trial beginsbullet
5 Economy of Ghana Ghanaian businesses suffering- Mahama warns...bullet
6 Hajia Fati’s Assault Kennedy Agyapong intervenes in Hajia...bullet
7 Denial Discard fake Amissah-Arthur funeral cloth - Family warnsbullet
8 Education Gov't not struggling to fund free SHS - Oppong...bullet
9 Economy "Shush up" - Gabby fires Mahama over his...bullet
10 Remorse Hajia Fati apologises for giving journalist...bullet

Top Videos

1 State Visit Mahama holds discussions with Dubai rulerbullet
2 Nana Addo $5bn ‘missing’ from gold exports to UAEbullet
3 Anas Exposé Kennedy Agyapong attacks Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsubullet
4 Mo Ibrahim "You are crazy if you vote for old men as President"bullet
5 Condolences Sam George speaks on Amissah-Arthurbullet
6 Anas Aremeyaw Anas clashes with Kennedy Agyapong at radio stationbullet
7 Condolences Alban Bagbin eulogises Amissah-Arthurbullet
8 Corruption Allegations NDC MP dares CID boss to arrest A-Plusbullet
9 Condolences Mahama Ayariga mourns Amissah-Arthurbullet
10 Politics EC from DR Congo seek electoral advice from...bullet

Politics