Ghana fortunate to have Akufo-Addo as president – Rawlings

Ghana fortunate to have Akufo-Addo as president Rawlings | Airnewsonline

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) founder, Jerry John Rawlings has said Ghana is fortunate to have Akufo-Addo as president of Ghana.

The ex-president of Ghana, addressing a recent event, noted that he respects the president for “certain principles and values.”

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“We are very fortunate that somebody like Nana Akufo-Addo has emerged over here. People think I like that man to high heavens, no, but I respect him for certain principles and values”, Mr Rawlings said.

Touching on the fight against corruption, the ex-president said he hopes president Akufo-Addo will do more despite the establishment of the Special Prosecutor’s Office and the appointment of former attorney general Martin Amidu as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor.

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“I will continue to pray and I sincerely hope that he stay the track and he will devote, possibly 30 percent of his time…70 percent for the development programmes, projects etc, but at least 25-30 percent to fight corruption and corruptible tendencies,” he said.

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