A customized jersey for the yet to be known ‘Government Official 1’ otherwise known as ‘Individual 1’ has hit social media in what is a mockery of the opposition National Democratic Congress whose officials are believed to have played a role in the Airbus saga under the Mills-Mahama governments of 2009-2016.
The real identity of the ‘Government Official 1’ has so far been shrouded in controversy.
The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), however, alleged on Monday that Mr. John Mahama who is leading the NDC in the December poll is the “Government Official 1” mentioned in the bribery allegation involving European aviation giant, Airbus.
The European aircraft manufacturing company, last week entered into a deferred prosecution agreement, with the British Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which was investigating it for bribing or failing to prevent corruption in transactions in 20 countries, including Ghana.
This has sparked a flurry of political activity with the opposition NDC issuing a statement denying that its officials in the erstwhile Mills and Mahama administrations were involved in any corruption with Airbus, which supplied military aircraft to Ghana in 2012.