The General Secretary of the opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has questioned President Nana Akufo-Addo to overhaul his governing administration if he desires Ghanaians to get him severe in the battle against corruption.
Addressing the media on Tuesday, Asiedu Nketia asserted that the President “must promptly choose steps to provide an close to the nepotism and cronyism that has characterised his government”.
The NDC Secretary also billed the president to induce credible and independent investigation into all instances of corruption and get punitive motion such as prosecution of his appointees discovered to have engaged in corruption before blaming the opposition of criticising the government for the a lot of corruption scandals that have plagued the governing get together.
“If President Akufo-Addo desires to be taken significantly in the combat from corruption, he must right away acquire steps to deliver an stop to the unparallel nepotism and cronyism he at the moment tactics and overhaul his federal government which has been so badly tainted with corruption.”
“Only then can he arrive to the table with clean up arms to aid a authentic discourse on the way ahead on tackling and defeating corruption.”
The NDC Typical Secretary was addressing the media versus the backdrop of President Akufo-Addo’s speech shipped on Monday at the Bar Meeting held in Takoradi.
Though addressing individuals at the conference, he dismissed statements that he has been clearing officers in his authorities indicted in corruption scandals without evidence.
This he stated vehemently that he has never independently declared any formal harmless in scenarios where by they are alleged to be included in corrupt bargains.
Record of corruption scandals in NPP government
The NPP federal government experienced been hit with a number of alleged corruption scandals considering that 2017.
Some of them consist of the Ameri offer, GHc15m contaminated gasoline scandal at BOST, contracts for sale saga at the General public Procurement Authority and the Commonwealth Visa scandal.