Although any individual could be vulnerable to the canker, he says it is important for individuals to put themselves in the position to resist it.

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The president told the BBC in a yet-to-be aired interview that, “Any human being in the world would have encountered corruption one way or the other, either being offered a bribe or a bribe being demanded from you. What you need to do is to put yourself in a position to (resist it).”

When he was asked directly by the interviewer if he has taken bribe,  Mahama responded saying “no, I haven’t taken bribe”.

The President is currently taking part in the Anti-corruption summit in London.

Before leaving for the UK, the President said “the London Summit provides an opportunity to demonstrate once again the measures we have been adopting to strengthen our fight against corruption, combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism."