The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) has charged President John Mahama to show intent and proper commitment in fighting corruption by learning from the Nigeria and Tanzania examples.
According to the GII, President Mahama’s style and approach to fighting the corruption canker in Ghana is unconvincing.
In a press release to mark the international anti-corruption day in Ghana, the GII said, “In Ghana, every week comes with a more serious case of corruption being unearthed. The list of cases of corruption and the amounts involved and the personalities mentioned are simply mind boggling and unbelievable. Tax payers monies are wasted to establish committees of enquiry from which nothing concrete comes out of. Instead of fighting the problem, the government is just busy tickling with the symptoms creating the impression that the government establishment and its operators benefits from the corruption”.
But the GII in its statement appealed to President Mahama to fall on Presidents; Muhammudu Buhari and President John Magufuli for mentoring and act more swiftly to curb corruption.
“GII wishes to appeal to President John Dramani Mahama to turn to President Muhammudu Buhari and President John Magufuli for mentoring and act more swiftly to curb corruption in this country. Action on the cases so far unearthened must be swiift, fair and cover everybody that is indicted, no matter their position in governent or the ruling NDC. THE TIME TO NAME, SHAME AND JAIL IS NOW. ANAS AND TIGER EYE HAVE SHOWN THE WAY. This is the only way to eliminate or at least reduce corruption and impunity in the country. It is time to BREAK THE CORRUPTION CHAIN,” a statement signed by GII’s Executive Director Vitus Azeem opined.