Corruption perception Gov't welcomes improved position on Corruption Perception Index

Latest Transparency International report on Corruption Perception Index in the world ranked Ghana 56 out of 168 countries, 5 position improvement from last year's where Ghana ranked 61 out of 175 countries.

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Government has welcomed Ghana's improved position on Transparency International's latest rankings on Corruption Perception Index globally.

In a press statement issued in Accra yesterday and signed by the Commuinications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah, government said: "We acknowledge the singling out of Ghana and Senegal for praise in the report on efforts made by the respective governments on one hand and social partners on the other to combat the menace."

Latest Transparency International report on Corruption Perception Index in the world ranked Ghana 56 out of 168 countries, 5 position improvement from last year's where Ghana ranked 61 out of 175 countries.

Ghana however maintained its 7th position on the African continent, trailing behind Botwana, Cape Verde, Seychelles, Rwanda, Mauritius and Namibia.

Given that this is a perception survey, it stands to reason that the views expressed by respondents were based on perceptions about the subject in the year under review, Omane Boamah said.

While welcoming Ghana's improved position on the index, Omane Boamah attributed people's perception of corruption in the country to "the repetition of some obviously false allegations against government."

The statement also said government "nonetheless commit and rededicate ourselves to the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan(NACAP). We shall continue to strengthen the relevant state institutions and work."

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