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’Our culture will make the fight against corruption uneasy’’- Agyabeng

 

The Special Prosecutor nominee, lawyer Kissi Agyabeng has told the appointment committee of Parliament that the fight against corruption will not come easy considering the culture and respect we have for the elderly and other related cultural practices.

Indicating that, however, his focus would be on the laws of the country to achieve his purpose.

He made these remarks when the Hon Member of Parliament for Techiman North, Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare asked how he was going to handle issues concerning our culture as Ghanaians as we give reverence to the elders and people in positions.

 

Lawyer Agyabeng further told the committee that, to handle corruption and its related issues, he would engage with Civil Society Organizations, Non-governmental Organizations, Community based Organisations and finally the Investigative Journalists for more information to execute his duties.

 

He made this submission when the Hon Member of Parliament for Assin South and deputy minister for Education, Rev Ntim Fordjour asked how best he is going to fight corruption to regain the lost trust in Ghanaians concerning the corruption fight, especially with the office of the Special Prosecutor as his predecessor, Mr Martin A.B.K.Amidu could not meet the expectations of Ghanaian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story by Nana Yirenkyi Freedom Radio Parliamentary correspondent

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