Fighting corruption is not done alone or done in silence - Domelevo

Fighting corruption is not done alone or done in silence - Domelevo

- Domelevo has indicated that the fight against corruption cannot be done alone and also in silence

- He said if an individual decides to fight corruption alone, and in silence that person will not last

- He made this known while speaking at a thanksgiving ceremony in honor of his retirement

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The former Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo has indicated that the fight against corruption cannot be done alone and also in silence since it is impossible.

He said if an individual decides to fight corruption alone, and in silence that person will not last and would be finished in a minute.

According to him, since the fight against the age long canker was huge, civil society organisations gave him their support while he was in office to do his job.

Fighting corruption is not done alone or done in silence - Domelevo
Fighting corruption is not done alone or done in silence - Domelevo
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He said their support ensured that the fight against corruption was waged against very strongly.

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He made this known while speaking at a thanksgiving ceremony in honor of his retirement.

“If you fight corruption alone, you won’t last. Corruption is one dangerous enemy you can’t fight alone, and you can’t fight quietly,” he said.

In 2020, the auditor general, Daniel Domelevo was asked to go on a compulsory days off for 123 days, which was latter extended by 44 days making it 167 days.

Per the directive from Akufo-Addo he was supposed to return to post on March 3, 2021, to resume his duties.

On March 2, a day before his return from his leave, the Audit Service Board questioned his nationality and age, claiming that he should have retired in 2020 and is the fact that he was a Togolese.

He was however, sent a letter asking him to retire from his position as well as active service on the day he resumed.

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In other news, despite the bad blood that existed between Domelevo and the seating government, he has praised Akufo-Addo.

According to him, in 2016 when he was hesitant to take up the role he filled up until his retirement, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo called him on phone to encourage him to accept the appointment.

“So, Nana Akufo-Addo encouraged me that ‘Go and take the job’,” he told friends and family at the service," he said.

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