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General News of Sunday, 8 September 2019

Source: starrfm.com.gh

Akufo-Addo to account for corruption fight Monday

President Akufo-Addo will tomorrow Monday, September 9, 2019, outline major strides made in his national anti-corruption fight.

The president in 2016 campaigned on a platform of ensuring that the national exercise to curb corruption is bolstered especially with his personal record of incorruptibility and commitment to strengthening institutions responsible for aiding the anti-corruption fight.

The Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at a news briefing on Sunday in Techiman in the Bono East region said upon assuming office, President Akufo-Addo has undertaken a number of measures aimed at fulfilling this commitment.

“At the Annual Bar Conference in Takoradi on Monday, a platform where practitioners in law and justice will gather, the President will account for how he has handled the anti-corruption agenda and spell out outstanding steps in ensuring that his outstanding commitments on the subject see fruition,” he said.

Mr. Nkrumah said government expects that all stakeholders will continue their commitment in the anti-corruption fight and assist in strengthening state institutions that lead the charge.

“Government also expects that the anti-corruption fight will focusing on verifiable facts rather than conjecture and suspicion paving a way for tangible verifiable action,” the Ofoase Ayirebi legislator added.