Former President Jerry John Rawlings has denied media reportage making rounds that he has commented on the Airbus scandal.
According to the former Ghanaian leader, he has not commented on the issue as being circulated and urged the public to ignore such reports.
Citing the recent Ambulance commissioning and the Airbus scandal, a statement from the office of Mr Rawlings reveals that he has not spoken on any recent happenings in the country.
The statement advised the public to verify any information purporting to emanate from Mr Rawlings from his office or his official social media handles.
Check the full statement below
FALSE REPORTS ON FORMER PRESIDENT RAWLINGS
It has come to the attention of the office of His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings, former President of the Republic, that certain unscrupulous persons have been putting out statements locally and internationally purportedly authored by him or issued by his office.
We wish to advise members of the public that the former President has issued no statement on the Airbus bribery scandal. The former President has also not commented on the recent distribution of ambulances to constituencies neither has he issued a statement on the Malawian election dispute ruling.
Perpetrators of these falsehoods are warned to desist from such acts.
Members of the public who are unsure of any statement purported to emanate from the former President’s office should please verify such publications on his official Facebook page – https://web.facebook.com/President.J.J.Rawlings – as all official statements are posted there.
Kobina Andoh Amoakwa