Akufo-Addo's government is the most corrupt government in the 4th republic – Asiedu Nketia

Akufo-Addo's government is the most corrupt government in the 4th republic – Asiedu Nketia

- Johnson Asiedu Nketia has claimed that former president John Dramani Mahama's record of fighting against corruption remains unbeaten

According to him, results of the various corruption perception indices shows tthat Akufo-Addo has performed woefully

- He however highlighted the the various corruption scandals that hit the Akufo-Addo administration

The National Democratic Congress General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia has claimed that former president John Dramani Mahama's record of fighting against corruption remains unbeaten.

According to him, compiling the results of the various corruption perception indices released it would be observed that the Akufo-Addo government has performed woefully.

Speaking on political talk show Ekosiisen on Asempa FM, he said from Mahama’s era to Akufo-Addo’s in the 4th Republic, you would relaise that President Mahama’s government has no coequal.

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“If we combine all the corruption perception indices from Mahama’s era to Akufo-Addo’s in the 4th Republic, you would realise that President Mahama’s government has no coequal; yet they keep hammering in local media that the NDC government is corrupt," he said.

He went ahead to highlight the incidence of recent scandals that hit the energy sector and Public Procurement Agencies as classical examples of government officials causing financial loss to the state.

“Today we are seeing several classes of corruption. What is happening today can be referred to as ‘state capture’ because individuals are capturing the state institutions meant to serve the public and Ghanaians as a whole to serve the needs of the private individuals,” Asiedu Nketia lamented.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the suspended Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority, Adjenim Boateng Adjei has been the subject of scrutiny and investigations in the past as he had been sighted for corruption in 2003.

Records suggests that in 2003, a committee was set up to investigate him for allegedly misappropriating public funds.

According to the report, AB Adjei and 3 others were recommended for prosecution for causing financial loss to the state to a tune of GHc72.5m.

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