- An NDC top official has said it is wrong to tag Akufo-Addo as corrupt
- According to Allotey Jacobs, nobody can hang the corruption tag on the neck of President Akufo-Addo without evidence
- The NDC in a presser on Tuesday, September 10 described Nana Addo as the "most nepotistic” President Ghana has ever produced
Bernard Allotey Jacobs, NDC's former Central Regional chairman has jumped to the defense of President Akufo-Addo, saying he is not corrupt.
He said no one can hang corruption tag on Nana Akufo-Addo without a shred of evidence.
“You can’t hang corruption on the neck of Akufo-Addo. If you know him well, you will know that you cannot hang corruption on his neck,” Mr. Allotey said on Peace FM.
Mr. Jacobs further noted that, no one can also call former president Mahama corrupt as well.
“It is the appointees [of these men] that are corrupt," he stated.
Mr. Jacobs' declaration follows, President Akufo-Addo's assertion that neither him nor any member of his government is corrupt.
According to him, his government will continue to make efforts to fight corruption in the country.
Meanwhile, the NDC has vehemently described President Akufo-Addo as the “most corrupt” leader in the country’s history.
The General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, said the NPP government has made corruption a way of life.
The NDC maintained that the President “must accept full responsibility for the unenviable accolade as the most corrupt President in Ghana’s history, which hangs around his neck and find out why it is so.”
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, met the leadership of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches (GPCC).
The former president John Mahama, held discussions on a number of subject areas and also solicit ideas ahead of the NDC's manifesto preparation.
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