Member of Parliament for Nhyiaeso, Dr Stephen Amoah, has recommended President Akufo-Addo’s response to the newest exposé by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
According to the MP, although the President is not excellent, his response to the investigative piece by the Tiger Eye Pi group is worthy of commendation.
Speaking on NewsFile on Saturday, the NPP lawmaker said opposite to sure criticisms in regards to the President’s response to the exposé, Akufo-Addo did properly within the circumstances.
Lauding the President, he indicated that the battle against corruption has been on for years, and due to this fact the President’s choice to sack an appointee named in a corruption scandal is deserving of acknowledgment.
“I think the President has rather demonstrated a leader’s position and style that has to be commended.
I’m not saying he’s perfect. [But] let’s be honest; he took a very swift decision and made a very swift decision to let everybody understand that he really believes in an open culture system when it comes to fighting corruption which has been a canker”, Dr Stephen Amoah said.
The feedback by the member of Parliament, observe the President’s sacking of the Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance, Charles Adu Boahen.
Earlier this week, the Harvard scholar was proven the exit door, after he was talked about within the newest Ana’s exposé, as a facilitator of shady offers, utilizing the name of the Vice President.
Few hours after a trailer of the exposé was published, the President, by his Director of Communications at the Presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin, introduced Mr. Adu Boahen’s dismissal.
In the letter saying his dismissal, the President thanked him for his ‘strong services’, and ordered the Special Prosecutor to examine the said allegations.
But whereas many, together with the Nhyiaeso MP, Dr Stephen Amoah have recommended the President, others have expressed their insecurity within the final result of the investigations.
According to the critics, Adu Boahen’s dismissal is a lot ado about nothing.
Meanwhile, the Office of the Special Prosecutor says it will probe the allegations and get to the underside of the matter.
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