Deputy Secretary General of the National Democratic Congress, Koku Anyidoho, has advised President Akufo-Addo to take the moral high ground and apologize himself for the plagiarism in his inaugural speech.
Speaking on Anopa Kasapa on Kasapa FM, Deputy Secretary General Anyidoho said that it was imperative that President Akufo-Addo did not shy away speaking about the issue because for a president to plagiarize another public official was a critical affair.
Shortly after Saturday's presidential inauguration ceremony, social media was ablaze with users saying that the president plagiarize two past US presidential inauguration speeches, Woodrow Wilson, Bill Clinton namely.
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“We are bound by ideals that teach us what it means to be citizens. Every child must be taught these ideals. Every citizen must uphold them…. I ask you to be citizens. Citizens, not spectators. Citizens, not subjects. Responsible citizens building communities of service and a nation of character.” Said President Woodrow Wilson, the 28th US President.
Further commenting on the issue, Koku Anyidoho said that the issue is "beyond the remit" of a mere communicator - Eugene Arhin - which is why the president himself should comment.