House of Chiefs worried over stagnated fight against corruption in Ghana

Togbe Afede XIV with Akufo-Addo

Despite government promise to make corruption high on its agenda in terms of fighting it, the National House of Chiefs are concerned, the recurrent corruption scandals continue to leave the citizenry in poverty, joblessness, broken homes and shattered dreams.

The chiefs cite what they describe as crisis and controversies under past and current governments, from the ‘guinea fowls’ saga to the most recent Power Distribution Service agreement suspension.

A statement in honour of Ghana’s Founding Fathers, blames political leaders for abusing democracy and trust of the people over the years, resulting in little progress after 62 years of nationhood.

The four-page statement titled, ‘’In honour of our founders: Let’s kill corruption before it kills us,’’ is jointly signed by President, Togbe Afede XVI, and Vice-President, Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi VII.

Read the full statement below:

By J. Ofori, Daily Mail GH

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