Former Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party NPP in the Fomena Constituency of the Ashanti Region, Mr Kwasi Nti, has confirmed, receiving Gh¢Million from the Assin Central Member of Parliament Hon Kennedy Agyapong.
According to him, Hon Kennedy Agyapong single handedly save the NPP from losing the Independent Member of Parliament for Fomena to the opposition National Democratic Congress NDC after the NPP failed to paid him money they promised.
“The NPP promised me Gh¢Million cedis to step down as the party’s charman after the Fomena MP demand my resignation”
Speaking on the Kumasi based OTEC 102.9 FM’s afternoon Political show Dwabrem on Monday, Mr Kwasi Nti said he demanded some Gh¢2Million from the party to settle a debt he incurred as the party’s chairman before he officially steps down
“I was hesitant to give in to their demands after several calls on me because the NPP did not fulfill the promise they made, even after my resignation they still did not give me the amount they pledged “, he told the programme’s host Dr Cash.
“It took the aspiring presidential candidate of the NPP Hon Kennedy Agyapong to privately give me Gh¢ 1Million to defray my debt and I can assure you this gesture saved the NPP from major legal tussle”
His revelation comes after Hon Kennedy Agyapong came out o’ the issue.
The NPP stalwart interacting with some party delegates at Tema disclosed the role he played for the party to be the majority in Parliament.
Kennedy Agyapong said, he had to settle a debt of one million Ghana cedis owed by the then Constituency Chairman of Fomena before the party got the majority.
Mr Kwasi reacting to the news thanked Hon Kennedy Agyapong for the role he played to help the party from gaining major in Parliament.