Director of Research at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Dr John Kwakye has alleged that corruption in Ghana is pervasive in the political space.
According to him, people who engage in the activity don’t act alone and so its best the accomplices in such cases are fished out as well.
His comment comes on the back on the recent expose by Tiger Eye P. I indicting the Minister of State at the finance Ministry leading to his removal.
Reacting to the sacking of the Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Charles Adu Boahen, Dr Kwakye said in a tweet that one man cannot be corrupt alone.
“It takes more than one man to be be corrupt. The other corrupt people should be fished out as well. May be the Special Prosecutor’s investigation will do that. Sadly, corruption is deep and pervasive in our political space,” he said.
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has terminated the appointment of the Minister of State at the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Charles Adu Boahen, with immediate effect.
“After being made aware of the allegations levelled against the Minister in the exposé, ‘Galamsey Economy’, the President spoke to Mr. Adu Boahen, after which he took the decision to terminate his appointment, and also to refer the matter to the Special Prosecutor for further investigations.
“The President thanked Mr. Adu Boahen for his strong services to his government since his appointment in 2017, and wished him well in his future endeavours,”