President Buhari commends Ghana for Special Prosecutor Act


President Muhammadu Buhari speaking at Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr Muhammadu Buhari has commended President Akufo-Addo for the creation of the Special Prosecutor (SP) office and promulgating the SP Act to fight corruption in Ghana.

According to him, the move demonstrates the president’s wiliness and determination to weed out corruption from the public life of the country.

He said President Akufo-Addo’s efforts to clamp down on corruption has made Ghana become a destination for foreign direct investment just like Nigeria.

Mr Buhari was speaking as the Special Guest of Honour at the 61st Independence Anniversary of Ghana at the Black Star Square in Accra, Tuesday.

He also congratulated both the government and the Ghanaian parliament for their quick passage of the SP Act.

“I congratulate both the government and the parliament for the quick passage of the SP Act and its signing into law,” he said.

Mr Buhari, therefore, called on President Akufo-Addo to consider him as a partner in the quest to fight corruption in their respective countries.

“Your Excellency, you can be assured that you have a good partner in me as I look forward to any form of collaboration between Nigeria and Ghana in tackling the menace of endemic corruption,” he said.


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