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Akufo-Addo undermining ‘cash for seat’ committee – Okudzeto

A witness at the ongoing parliamentary committee probing the cash for seat allegation Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has accused President Akufo-Addo of undermining the committee. President Akufo-Addo in his encounter with the media at the Flagstaff House Wednesday described the allegation as flimsy and irresponsible. “In fact, I think that the …

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Akufo-Addo comments devalue cash for seat probe – MFWA

The Media Foundation for West Africa has accused President Akufo-Addo of devaluing the work of the ‘cash for seat’ committee with is attempts to dismiss the issue. In a statement after the president met at journalists at the Flagstaff House, the MFWA said: “The worst moment in the president’s responses …

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“No evidence of corruption adduced against my appointees” – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has stated that, so far, every single act of alleged corruption labelled against some members of his administration has been or is in the process of being investigated by independent bodies, and the findings so far made public. According to him, from the allegations against the Minister for …

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Amidu can’t eliminate corruption – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said he does not expect the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor to eradicate all forms of corruption in the public sector. “I’m well aware of the general sense of anxiety in the country and the strong feeling that politicians tend to get away with …

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Cash-for-seat saga: I’ll be shocked if Fakhri paid  – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said the claim that the CEO of Dream Realty and Inesfly, Saeed Fakhri paid a $100.000.00 to sit close to him at the Ghana Expatriates Business Awards last year is incomprehensible, noting that he will be shocked if that was the case. According to him, Mr. Fakhri …

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Contracts were inflated under Mahama –  Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said his government has started paying contractors who did ‘honest’ work under the Mahama administration. He said investigations by his administration has uncovered that some of the contracts were inflated while others were nonexistent. Nonetheless, the president said, he has heeded to calls to make payments to …

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One Village, One Dam project ready to start – Bawumia

The Northern Development Authority will in the coming weeks advertise in the national dailies for would-be applicants to bid for projects under  the One Village, One Dam policy. The Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, who announced this at the 69th Annual New Year School and Conference in Accra Monday, …

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New Juaben Chiefs hail Akufo-Addo for fulfilling campaign promises

Chiefs in the newly established New Juaben Municipality in the Eastern Region have commended President Akufo-Addo for his commitment to fulfilling his campaign promises. Addressing the media Sunday at Oyoko,the chiefs made up of Oyokohene – Nana Kodua Kesse II, Okogyeaman Akomah Basapong- Sushenehene ,Nana Dwumo Baabu II- Effiduasehene ,Nana …

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UE/R: NPP regional chair defends Amidu’s SP nomination

A popular quote attributed to famous British poet and writer Anne Stevenson, that “there is no friend like someone who has known you since you were five”, may have come into play to clear all doubts that the nomination of Martin Alamisi Amidu as Ghana’s Independent Special Prosecutor is well …

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Mahama govt didn’t resell vehicles to suppliers – Julius Debrah

Former Chief of Staff Julius Debrah has denied claims that the Mahama administration bought cars at expensive prices and later sold them back to the suppliers at low cost. He said the  claims which are being spread by one Thomas Kusi Boafo are false and must be disregarded. In a …

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