The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has stated that the fight against corruption is a collective responsibility of all stakeholders.
The President made this assertion while speaking at the launch of the evaluation of Ghana’s maiden ten-year National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP).
Speaking at the launch, Nana Addo stated that NACAP has been one of government’s major strategies to preventing and fighting corruption in the country with the help of various stakeholders like public sector institutions, private sector, individuals and the media.
The President, during the NACAP evaluation urged all stakeholders to give the exercise spearheaded by NACAP the priority it deserves, while ensuring they provide honest responses and inputs to ensure a successful evaluation.
Furthermore, Nana Addo stated that his government has equipped all the institutions involved in the fight against corruption with the needed resources required to make their operations less tedious.
Adding to this, Nana Addo stated that budgetary allocations to all of these institutions have seen a substantial increment in 2022 as compared to what was allocated to them before he was voted into power in 2016.
In light of this disclosure, the President indicated that the increment in budgetary allocations is a clear indication of his resolve to fight the issue of corruption in the country.