Reports indicate that embattled businessman at the centre of the infamous $51m judgment debt scandal, Alfred Agbesi Woyome has received ₵35, 000 from NPP and the President.

It is reported that President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo donated ₵15, 000 to business whereas the New Patriotic donated ₵20, 000.

The donations were made at the funeral of Woyome’s mother to support the businessman with the event’s expenses.

Adom FM also reports that four ministers were sent by the NPP to represent the party at the funeral which was held in Dabala in the Volta region.v

The news was recieved by some public criticism which questioned the current government’s commitment to retrieving the embezzled money.

However, Nana Ayew Afriyie, an NPP MP for the Effiduase-Asokore Constituency, however insisted in an Adom FM interview that the government was committed to retrieving the Woyome cash.

He said the GHc35,000 donation to the businessman would not hinder the retrieval process in any way.