General News of Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Deep-throat sources have revealed to ultimatefmonline.com, that the alleged bribe of $100,000, a V8 cross country vehicle and a mansion for the immediate past Moderator of the Presbyterian church, Prof. Emmanuel Martey was disguised as a birthday gift.
The outspoken man of God born on July 22, 1949 claimed he rejected a $100,000 bribe plus a 4×4 wheel drive from an unnamed politician who also promised him a house at Trassaco village complete with a swimming pool, if he would tone down on his political commentary.
Ultimatefmonline.com sources indicate that the car and the stated amount was indeed sent to Prof. Emmanuel Martey which coincided with the period for his birthday but disguised as a present for that purpose. Subsequently, a message sent a day after the donation revealing the real intent of the gift, prompted him to return the car and cash.
“They never made known to him the real intent of the gift. It was presented to him as though it was a birthday present but after the real rationale behind the gift was uncovered, he returned it”
The source indicated that the unnamed politician who engineered the bribe, thanked him for accepting the initial cash and car but ask him (Prof. Emmanuel Martey) when he will be ready to inspect the supposed mansion at the plush Trassaco village.
It was at this point it dawned on him the gift was not a birthday present but an attempt to gag him from making certain public pronouncements about the political party the donor is a key member of.
Prof. Emmanuel Martey on Tuesday claimed he nearly unleash his dogs on some politicians who tried influencing his commentary stating that the Presbyterian Church does not belong to any political party. PILOLOO BANNER-new
To this end, he sent a strong warning to the leadership of political parties to desist from attacking him or else it won’t augur well for the party. He also indicated that the Presbyterian Church is ready to partner with every government for development of the country.
‘Politicians came to my house with dollars not cedis; I should have unleashed my dogs on them when they came. How can a full professor sell his conscience to one political party?” he asked.