- Ghana's Senior Minister has opined that working less than the usual eight hours is tantamount to being corrupt
- Mr. Osafo Maafo says corruption is not only in terms of monetary values, but poor attitude to work that stalls productivity
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Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo says any Ghanaian who works fewer hours than he or she is expected too is corrupt.
According to him, corruption cannot only be measured in monetary values only but also people's poor attitude towards work generally.
He noted that poor attitude towards work also cripples the economy and the country’s growth.
"If you are to work eight hours and you work 2 hours and you are paid, what is it? Are you not cheating the system?” he quizzed at a stakeholder meeting on Ghana Beyond Aid in Accra.
Mr. Osafo Maafo added that working less than the required hours is equal to stealing the company’s resources.
“People are supposed to work for eight hours; do people really work for eight hours?” he quizzed again.
The senior minister also pleaded with workers to exhibit their best behavior at their workplaces to achieve the best for their companies and themselves in order to shape and develop Ghana.
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He expressed pleasure with the Labour Unions for working hand in hand with the government to boost productivity.
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