Akufo-Addo criticised for saying there is no serious corruption evidence against his appointees

Akufo-Addo criticised for saying there is no serious corruption evidence against his appointees

President Akufo-Addo has said that so far there has not been any serious evidence of corruption against his appointees.

The president made this revelation at the African Investment Forum 2018 which was held in South Africa recently.

According to him, members of his administration will be subjected to thorough scrutiny if found culpable of corrupt practices, but that will not be anytime soon because so far, his appointees have acted as ‘angel’s without any corrupt tags on them.

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However, Akufo-Addo’s claim has angered some Ghanaians on social media who believe he is just deceiving them.

Some have given examples of corruption in his government, with the recent case being that of the Ghana Maritime Authority CEO and allegations made by former GFA president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, in the Anas "No. 12" video.

For instance, commenting on the Facebook page of your authoritative YEN.com.gh, a Facebook user, John Makarty, questioned if the president has been able to do something about the Maritime CEO:

Yusif also wondered if Akufo-Addo has been brave enough to prosecute Kwei Nyantakyi after Anas' investigative piece and FIFA' s lifetime ban:

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Apart from the concerns that have been raised by the Ghanaians above, others, who also felt disappointed in the president for saying there has no been any serious evidence of corruption against his appointees, have warned him about his chances in election 2020.

Richard, for instance, said he was fed up with the president, and urged him to advise himself with regards to future elections:

Wisdom also said there is an end to everything, indicating that Akufo-Addo's tenure as president would end soon:

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Bohye, who appeared to be very angry with the president's comment said Akufo-Addo and his 111 ministers would be shamed in the 2020 elections:

Ekow warned Akufo-Addo that Anas would soon provide him with the evidence he needs about his appointees:

Ezekiel also asked the president and his 'angelic' appointees to wait for elections 2020:

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Asante Kojo cautioned the president by writing: "2020 is coming slowly":

Musah also cried that for Akufo-Addo to make that statement, it means he does not fear God:

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Meanwhile, in an earlier report by YEN.com.gh, some Ghanaians registered their displeasure with president Akufo-Addo following the increase in the price of sachet water ('pure water').

Other traders including the Spare Parts dealers and graduate teachers have also said they are disappointed in the president because they are facing hardship.

Also, a media person, Caroline Samson has said in plain terms that she has regretted voting for Akufo-Addo.

Shatta Wale, also a good friend of the president has said the youth is disappointed in him for the many hardships reported to be experienced by Ghanaians in recent times.

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