Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has landed in trouble showing off the picture of the brother of Hawa Koomson on camera during vetting and also making comments which allegedly sought to cast a slur on his reputation.
Prince-Kamal Gumah, brother of Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Mavis Hawa Koomson has written a letter to the Chairman of the Appointment Committee of Parliament asking Okudzeto Ablakwa to apologize for making him look ”barbaric” during his sister’s vetting.
His letter stated that in asking a question during the vetting of Hawa Koomson, Mr. Okudzeto brandished his photo on camera which sought to cast a slur on his image by showcasing him as violent, uncivilized, and a barbaric person.
Prince noted that the actions of the MP has affected his political career and business across the globe.
“To this end, not only does our client, via, this medium express profound appreciation to you, Chairman, he also urges you to ensure that Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, renders him an unqualified apology,” the letter demanded.
“Our client instructs us to state on record that he is the Deputy Youth Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of the United States of America (USA) wing.
“In addition, being a business man, he is engaged with several international business organisations and entities, in the building and constructions sector, pharmaceutical imports, oil and gas sector, media as well as cybersecurity.
“He states with emphasis that due largely to the magnitude of the influence of such international entities on his business interests’ operations and political advancement, the conduct of Hon Okudzeto Ablakwa could potentially reverse everything he has strenuously worked for and achieved in life.
“To this end, he implores you to use your high offices to urge the Hon. Member to take steps to retract and apologise to him in writing and/or in public within a reasonable time.”