- Politics /November 19, 2018/
FORMER PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama has accused President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
of failing the corruption test by always acquitting his appointees of any wrongdoing
whenever there are allegations of corruption against them.
According to him, his government had a better record in terms of the fight against corruption
as compared to the Akufo-Addo government.
He flayed President Akufo-Addo for turning his office into a clearing house within his almost two years
in office where he is clearing his appointees and ministers who have been accused of corruption.
Mr. Mahama, who was addressing delegates of the NDC at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra said:
“Most appallingly, the president has become the clearing house for clearing his appointees accused of corruption.
He has, on several occasions, cleared his ministers and appointees when allegations of corruption have been
made against them.
It was a low-day for Ghana when the president peddled falsehood on a panel at a recent South African
investment forum that all allegations of corruption made against people in his administration have been
investigated and cleared by independent investigative bodies. That was an obvious untruth”.