The Former New Patriotic Party [NPP] Member of Parliament for Asokwa, Maxwell Kofi Jumah on Tuesday claimed the owner of former airport security company Sohin Security, Solomon Adelaquaye who is facing prosecution in the United States for allegedly dealing in illicit drugs, sponsored not less than 80 Members of Parliament on the ticket of governing National Democratic Congress [NDC], during the 2012 elections.
Mr. Kofi Juma said any claim that Mr. Adelaquaye's has no links with the NDC is not true, adding that he [Juma] had seen photographs of President John Dramani Mahama and the National Security Coordinator, Colonel Larry Gbevlo-Lartey (Retired) in the offices of Mr. Adelaquaye.
The former Kumasi Mayor therefore said the denial by Col. Gbevlo-Lartey on Joy FM Monday, that he had no associations with the embattled Solomon Adelaquaye, should be disregarded.
“He even gave me a drink as Christmas gift last year [which I accepted and drank] and I know him to be a criminal and an NDC member,” Kofi Juma stated on Badwama on Adom TV.
He added that, a number of National Security workers are on a wanted list of the US security agencies and will not be able to travel to that country.
Meanwhile, General Secretary for the NPP Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has called on the NDC leadership to publish all those who financed the party in the 2012 elections.
He affirmed his party’s call for a public inquiry into how Mr. Adelaquaye’s company secured a job at the airport as well as investigate his alleged association with the National Security Coordinator.