Immediate former Chief Justice, Madam Sophia Akuffo has described as “bizarre “claims made by NDC MP Muntakka Mubarak that a prominent judge of the Supreme Court contacted an NDC MP offering an inducement should the person vote in favour of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) speakership nominee Professor Mike Ocquaye.
In an interview with Joy News and monitored by Presspeep, the former Chief Justice expressed her displeasure with the allegations made by the Asawase MP claiming that it has defamed other innocent judges of the Apex Court who have built a reputation for themselves over the years.
“I am upset at the very thought that, that kind of allegation will be made.I don’t like accusations like that.It is like throwing a bucket of dirty water at people and you were aiming at somebody buy you just threw it and it dirtiest everybody”.
“There are 17 people you have defamed in that casual manner but you are only talking about one person so there are 16 people who have been wrongly done by”
Mr.Muntakka had earlier alleged that a prominent judge of the Apex Court had contacted an NDC Member of Parliament offering an inducement should the person vote for Professor Mike Ocquaye.
Professor Mike Ocquaye later in a heated elections lost the speakership position of the Parliament of Ghana to Alban Bagbin.