Mallam Ali Yusuf Issah, a former minister of during the erstwhile Kufuor-led administration has admonished officials of the outgoing National Democratic Congress (NDC) to make sure they handover proper documents the incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) to avoid being sent to prison.
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The former minister, who was imprisoned over the missing $46,000 allocated as Black Stars bonuses during a trip to revealed that President-elect, Nana Akuffo-Addo will not relent in prosecuting corrupt officials of the NDC
Mallam Issah believes that the Akuffo-Addo led administration would investigate every deal and audit government finances handed to them in the transition notes. This he said would help them uncover any shady deals by corrupt government officials.
“I know these people; all they want is to prosecute people,” he said at a press conference dubbed, “The Truth Is Bitter”, yesterday in Accra to address what he calls the reasons why the NDC party lost power to its bitterest rival, the NPP.
According to him, even though the late Prof. John Evans Atta Mills failed to prosecute corrupt NPP officials in the Kufuor government, after he became president in 2009, he doubted the story will be the same with President-elect.
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He also warned outgoing government officials to do due diligence in handing over documents to the new administration. This he said will help them since President Mills and P.V. Obeng, who were against witch hunting members in the opposition, are no more to plead on their behalf.
Mallam Issah switched to the NDC after he was released from prison after serving his sentence for the missing bonus for the Black Stars.
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He added that the NDC bit the thumbs that gave them power in 2012 by not addressing their needs.