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Shut up, you corrupt fellow! – Ken Agyapong tells Ato Forson

Kennedy Agyapong, Assin Central Member of Parliament

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has slammed the NDC spokesperson on Finance and former Deputy Finance Minister, Casiel Ato Forson, for accusing Ministers in the Akufo-Addo administration of the ¢5.4 billion uncovered by the Auditor General’s department.

Casiel Ato Forson has now joined the crusade for the prosecutions of officials who plundered the state coffers either through deliberate acts of fraud or oversight.

While he is convinced political heads in the former John Mahama administration cannot be held accountable for the ¢5.4 billion rot in the civil and public service, Ato Forson was emphatic that civil servants who presided over the fraudulent acts must be prosecuted.

This follows a 2016 audit of the finances of the various Ministries, Department and Agencies. The Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo has recommended the prosecution of officials who presided over the wrongful payments of up to 5.4 billion Ghana cedis.

But speaking on Adom TV’s Morning Show, “Badwam’ on Tuesday, Mr. Ohene Agyapong said the involvement of Mr. Ato Forson in alleged shady deals at his ministry nearly collapsed the sector.

His comment comes after the Auditor Generals Department uncovered that 5.4 billion was overpaid to contractors and other service providers in 2016.

“Ato Forson should shut up! He is the last person I expect to talk about officials spending monies and prosecuting them. He should think about his shady deals and how it affected his sector and stop the unnecessary rants” he noted.

According to him, he has evidence to show that the NDC spokesperson on Finance is indeed corrupt.

“Ato Forson is now part of the problem. But I blame the NPP because they have given him that chance to make such unsavory comments. I need him one-on-one to show him his dubious deeds when he was the finance minister” he warned.

He further disclosed that he has confidence in the Akufo-Addo administration to deal with corruption in the country.

Source: adomfmonline.com

About Efo Korsi Senyo | Executive Editor

Efo Korsi Senyo has over 5 years experience working as an investigative journalist with Awake Africa. He is the Executive Editor of Awake Newspaper and Head of Awake Investigates. Efo does not only investigate and publish based on the journalism profession ethics but he also brings legal and civil actions against personalities and institutions he investigated. He said fighting against injustice and corruption in society as the only way for him to avenge injustice and corrupt acts he and other vulnerable people faced and continue to face in society. Efo is also a private investigator, IT expert and entrepreneur. Connect with him via senyo@awakeafrica.com or WhatsApp: +233249155003

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