Police have invited Mensah Thompson, the Executive Director of the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability, (ASEPA) to report himself to the CID Headquarters today over a fake facebook post over alleged misuse of the Presidential jet by children of the President’s relative.
Mr Thompson who has officially retracted the allegations has confirmed the invitation.
“I received a call from the Police on Friday inviting me to answer questions on my publications on the Presidential jet,” he announced in a Facebook post on Sunday, January 23, 2022.
The post also confirmed that he will be honouring the invitation on Monday, January 24 in the company of his lawyers.
“Well tomorrow at 10AM, in the company of my lawyers, I shall be honoring the invitation of the CID at the CID Headquarters to answer any questions they may have concerning the publication I made in my capacity as the head of a Civil Society Organization with key responsibility to check government and it’s agencies!!!”
On 7th January, Thompson posted an allegation on his Facebook wall, the first two paragraphs of which read: “So between the 20th and 30th of December, 2021..during the Christmas, the children of a close relative of the President took Ghana’s Presidential Jet the Falcon EX jet on a trip to the UK just for Christmas shopping.
“They didn’t go alone, they went with their friends and partied in the sky all through the trip, taking snap videos and flaunting their lucky adventure,” the post read.