77-year-old Akufo-Addo must sit up; he’s leaving tattered corruption legacy - Bridget Otoo

77-year-old Akufo-Addo must sit up; he’s leaving tattered corruption legacy - Bridget Otoo

- Bridget Otoo has questioned President Akufo-Addo’s commitment to fighting corruption

- She said the president's legacy is in shreds

- She was speaking on Starr Chat on Starr FM with host, Nana Aba Anamoah

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Bridget Otoo on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, painted a grim picture of President Akufo-Addo’s legacy in the fight against corruption.

Ghana reportedly loses close to US$3billion to corruption annually.

77-year-old Akufo-Addo must sit up; he’s leaving tattered corruption legacy - Bidget Otoo
77-year-old Akufo-Addo must sit up; he’s leaving tattered corruption legacy - Bidget Otoo
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Appearing on Starr FM’s personality profile show, Starr Chat, the former TV3 reporter did not mince words when she expressed dissatisfaction with the president’s commitment to fighting the scourge.

She said in response to a question from the host Nana Aba that the president is “leaving a tattered corruption legacy.”

According to the media personality, when she meets the president, she will reach out and shake his hand “and tell him to sit up. Sit up you are [77] and should leave a better legacy.”

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Already, Professor Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi stated that President Nana Akufo-Addo has no credibility in fighting corruption.

“I am afraid to say it is in tatters,” the co-founder and Executive Director of Afrobarometer told Accra-based Citi FM as reported by YEN.com.gh earlier.

According to him, the president’s anti-corruption credibility had been in tatters for a while but the removal of Daniel Domelevo as the Auditor-General “puts a nail in the coffin.”

Gyimah-Boadi said the former Auditor-General was a victim of “well-orchestrated” actions by officials of the Akufo-Addo administration and state institutions to suppress the country's corruption fight.

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.

In the letter dated March 3, 2021, Akufo-Addo said he believed that Domelevo is retired hence cannot remain in office.

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