Nana Addo rejects $500,000 from corporate organisation

Nana Addo’s presidential campaign was about uprooting corruption in his government.

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Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Constituency of the Central region, Kennedy Agyapong speaking on a Accra TV station revealed that, Nana Addo rejected the money when the organization visited him on December 23, 2016.

"On the 23 of December, a company paid the then president-elect a visit to wish him well ahead of the yuletide where they dropped the said amount but he rejected," he revealed.

He noted that, Nana Addo's rejection of the $500,000 Christmas Hamper gives him credence of fighting corruption in the country.

"All these should tell you that Akufo-Addo is not corrupt," he added.

Nana Addo said, "We have decided that as much as possible we want to take the politics out of it."

He has indicated one of his priorities would be to establish the Office of a Special Prosecutor to deal with corruption.

The move, according to him was intended to separate politics from criminal investigations.

"If your goal in coming into government is to enrich yourself, then doesn’t come. Go to the private sector. Public service is going to be exactly that; public service!," Nana Addo noted.

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