-APlus has said but for the bad advice President Akufo-Addo keeps getting, he would have been a great president
-He expressed disappointment in the president’s anti-corruption commitment
-He accused the president of fighting corruption fighters
Singer and Political activist, Kwame Asare Obeng, popularly known as APlus has expressed grave doubts over President Akufo-Addo’s commitment to the fight against corruption.
According to him, the president’s attitude towards anti-corruption campaigners like former Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo and former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu is unfortunate.
“When President Akufo-Addo admonished that we should be citizens and not spectators, I thought the messiah had arrived. But, I no longer believe he's the messiah. He fights anybody who is fighting corruption,” APlus said on Starr FM’s Starr Chat on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
He said but for the bad counseling he is getting from those around him, Akufo-Addo would have been a “fantastic” president.
APlus continued that the president is no more the “I believe in Ghana person” because he spent years fighting people fighting corruption.
President Akufo-Addo forced the former Auditor-General into early retirement following a challenge to his nationality and retirement age by the Audit Service Board.
According to the Board, the revered anti-corruption crusader cannot resume work because he is not a Ghanaian and that he had also falsified his date of birth.
Domelevo, the Board said was born in 1960, and as a result, he was due for retirement on June 1, 2020.
Those details were, however, changed by Domelevo on October 25, 1992, when he completed and signed a SSNIT Change of Beneficiary Nomination form.
In the letter dated March 3, 2021, Akufo-Addo said he believed that Domelevo is retired hence cannot remain in office.
Meanwhile, the fight between the former Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo, and the Audit Service Board continues unabated.
Domelevo labeled a directive from the Board requesting him to prepare a handing over note as “preposterous.”
In a letter dated March 17, the former Auditor-General said the request for a handing over note “is preposterous to me because I have been out of the office for more than eight (8) months.”
He said if the Board chairman insists on the handing over note, he should direct “the Acting Auditor-General to hand over to me and I will thereafter handover to him.”
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