Freelance investigative journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni has suggested that the inability of President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government to punish corrupt appointees under John Mahama’s presidency is why the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has is tagging him as corrupt.
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The award-winning journalist asserts that if President
Akufo-Addo had punished thirty percent of “the high level corruption of
the Mahama era, the NDC wouldn’t be accusing it of doing little to fight
On Tuesday September 10, 2019 at a Press Conference, the NDC
through its General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the NDC accused the
President of allowing corruption to fester under his government instead of
fighting it. The NDC added that the President was also engaged in clearing
officials of his involved in corruption instead of punishing them.
Earlier, the President had stated strongly that he was very
much committed to the fight against corruption and was doing his best possible
to fight it.
But Manasseh Azure Awuni has argued that massive corruption in the erstwhile John Mahama government has not been punished that has given the NDC the chance to accuse the President of doing little in the fight against corruption.
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Mr Awuni, a keen fighter against corruption, has uncovered
many alleged acts of corruption in his investigative works as a journalist of
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