Mahama lashes out at NPP government for not protecting Anas and his team

Mahama lashes out at NPP government for not protecting Anas and his team

Former president John Dramani Mahama says investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is being threatened under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government.

According to him, President Akufo-Addo must show enough commitment by applying the “Anas principle” which he previously supported.

On February 27, 2019, Anas premiered his latest exposé titled Galamsey Fraud which focuses on illegal mining activities.

Mahama lashed out at NPP government for not protecting Anas and his team

NDC flagbearer elect, John Mahama. Source: Facebook/ John Dramani Mahama.
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Mr. Mahama believes the NPP government has not shown any serious signs of dealing with the persons caught up in the latest sting investigations by Anas.

The investigative exposé by Tiger Eye PI about officials at the Presidency aiding illegal small scale mining, ‘galamsey’, in Ghana, is an example of what our President Nana Akufo-Addo described in the attached video as the Anas principle,” Mahama wrote on Facebook.
“Despite all the efforts by the NPP and Government apparatchiks to distract the nation’s attention from the premiere of the video last week, the evidence still stares us in the face.
“The President should bring to book and sanction these people that we clearly see in the Anas video indulging in acts of malfeasance and receiving illicit monetary consideration.

Mahama further criticized President Akufo-Addo for looking on unconcerned as some NPP supporters attack Anas and his TigerEye PI team.

He should let his belief in the Anas principle show by taking action. Action speaks louder than words. And while you are at it, let me respectfully inform you sir, that Anas and his team have never felt more persecuted and threatened for the work that they do, than under your administration,” the former president added.

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The documentary captures government officials and security personnel who took cash to sabotage the fight against illegal mining.  

A Presidential Staffer and a secretary of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Charles Bissue, was caught up in the exposé.

He was caught in the undercover sting operation receiving bribe to allow illegal miners to operate despite a ban on the operation.

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