The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) CEO, Mrs. Delese Mimi Darko is under investigation over a $100k bribe allegation.
A statement signed and issued by the Board Chair of the FDA, Dr. Sammy Ohene, said the matter had been under investigation since April 2020.
According to the statement, the matter came to the attention of the CEO and was immediately reported to the National Security which has since been conducting the investigations.
“The CEO has reported the matter to the Board Chairman and the Administration is following its internal investigation and disciplinary processes,” the statement said.
A documentary aired by Joy News alleged that Mrs. Delese Mimi Darko, through the head of Legal Affairs at the FDA, Cynthia Dapaah Ntow, demanded $100,000 from the manufacturer of COA-FS to enable him to continue selling his product.