Former Central Regional Chairman of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has slammed members of his party who are making mockery of Eugene Arhin and pointing accusing fingers at him for embezzling state funds to acquire properties in a span of four years.
The wife of the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Gloria Assan Arhin, in a divorce suit revealed list of properties acquired by his husband within the four years the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been in office.
Mrs Arhin, listed 16 big flats at Bubuashie owned by Mr. Eugene. Another 16 flats at Weija. A 16-Storey building at Teshie and house at AU Village. A House at La, another house at Senya Berekum. Another House at the waterfront in Ada Foah. A 5-bedroom house at East Legon which is the matrimonial home of the couple on a 2 plot of land at East Legon.and 3K barbering shop at Teshie.She also listed 5 cars which were acquired over the past 2 years; one Ford F150, Toyota Avalon GR 7108-18, Toyota Lexus GE 4646-18, Toyota Tundra GE7108-18, Hyundai Elantra GE 4646-19.
After the revelation by Eugene Arhin’s wife, Ghanaians especially NDC members have taken to socoal media, radio and television to criticize the source of his wealth.
Reacting to the criticism from party folks, the social commentator as he preferred to be called has lashed out at members of his party who according to him amass more properties during the 8 years NDC was in power and for that they have no moral right to criticize Eugene Arhin.
Mr. Allotey Jacob’s believes NDC has no right to speak against Mr. Arhin.
He said, "WHO ARE THOSE TALKING ABOUT EUGENE ARHIN AND WHAT HE HAS MADE WITHIN FOUR YEARS OF NANA AKUFFO ADDO’ S ADMINISTRATION? ATTACKING EUGENE IS ABSOLUTE NONSENSE WHEN YOU HAVE MORE AND WORSE PEOPLE IN YOUR PARTY DURING THE PERIOD OF PROF. MILLS AND JOHN MAHAMAH NOT TO FORGET ABOUT PRESIDENT RAWLINGS. I APPEAL TO GHANAIANS TO IGNORE THIS NONESENSE. EUGENE ARHIN YOU HAVE MADE IT IN LIFE. THE PEOPLE OF KROMANTSE APPRECIATE WHAT YOU DO FOR THEM, RIDE ON MY BROTHER”