John Mahama was not invited to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral because of Airbus scandal – Wontumi Makes Wild Allegations; Find Out More Here

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Asante regional chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party(NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako Popularly known as Chairman Wontumi has noted that the Royal Family deliberately ignored former president John Dramani Mahama in sending out invitations for the funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II.

According to Chairman Wontumi, the Royal family’s decision was over Mr. Mahama’s alleged role in the infamous Airbus scandal in which the aircraft company was found guilty paying bribes to government officials in various countries, including Ghana.

” The Royal family commands respect, and they don’t want to associate with scandalous persons who have gained fame through International corruption. They know who government official One is in the Airbus scandal, and that is the reason they didn’t send an invitation to Mr Mahama”, a report by quoted the regional NPP Chairman.

Former special prosecutor, Martin Amidu, accused Mr John Mahama of being the individual tagged as ‘Government official 1’ by officials in United Kingdom, which investigated the Airbus scandal.

The Queen’s funeral, held on Monday, September 19,2022, saw the attendance of various heads of state and prominent persons across the globe.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuf Addo was of the privileged few who received an invitation to the state funeral held at the Westminster Abbey on Monday.

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The Queen died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96.

She happens to be the longest serving monarch of the United Kingdom, having been on the throne for 70 years.


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