LOCAL NEWS: FDA Reacts To JoyNews' "The Returned Bribe" Story
Board Chairman of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Dr. Sammy Ohene says the attention of its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Delese Mimi Darko and the Governing Board of the authority has been drawn to a documentary aired on Joy News titled 'The Returned Bribe' alleging corruption and bribery in the organization.
According to him, the matter came to the notice of the CEO in April 2020 adding Madam Delese Darko reported the case to the National Security which has since been conducting its investigations.
In a statement sighted and signed by ThinkNews Online, it said "The CEO has reported the matter to the Board Chairman and the Administration is following its internal investigation and disciplinary processes. The Board has set up a committee which is investigating the matter in its entirely"
The FDA says it is urging the general public to allow the Board and the appropriate investigative bodies to complete their investigations.
Below is a copy of the press release:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith