The Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, has raised red flags over the alleged sale of Vodafone.
The lawmaker and former minority leader is therefore demanding answers regarding the purported sale of Vodafone Ghana for less than $100 million.
He is alleging that although the telecommunication firm is worth $1 billion, it has been sold on credit at a cheaper price.
Speaking on the of Parliament, the MP indicated that the Minister of Communications Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, ought to be summoned to appear and answer questions.
“I want the leader of government business and business committee to programme the Hon. Minister for Communications to come and respond to this house whether it is true that Vodafone, a $1 billion asset of the Republic of Ghana, has been sold on credit for less than a $100 million and what the state of that transaction is, as an economic transaction within the meaning of Article 185 of the 1992 Constitution. And probably to also update this house on the whittling away of Ghana’s telecom landscape and its strength. Minister for Agric you know I don’t speculate, I’m above speculation,” the Member of Parliament for Tamale South said.