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Missing Excavators: ‘I would resign if I were Akufo-Addo’ – Odike

Akwasi Addai Odike, the 2020 presidential candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) has urged the President, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo to resign following the leaked tape on the missing excavators.

Reacting to the scandal on Kumasi based radio station monitored by, Odike said the extent of revelation in the video is embarrassing and puts the president in a bad light.

“Akufo-Addo has failed Ghanaians big time, yet John Mahama is not an alternative. If I were the president I would resign. He couldn’t walk the talk. This very scandal proves he has no genuine commitment and dedication to the fight against illegal mining. …this is very disappointing!” he fumed.

Sounding worried, he shouted “Nana Addo I want to tell you today, that you’ve no moral justification to preside over this country as president”.

The businessman and politician charged the president as a matter of urgency bring to book and prosecute all corrupt officials named in the leaked video who have compromised the fight against illegal mining.

“Prosecute your corrupt officials, they’re disgracing you, they’re doing the opposite of what you claim to fight,” he said.

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