The Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has stressed the need to tackle issues of corruption allegations, particularly those involving public
officeholders, without sentiments.
The Attorney General was speaking on behalf of the President at the 14th Commonwealth Regional
Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa, in Accra. He stated that the fight against
Corruption requires honesty and integrity in the disclosure of results. He added that there must be an avoidance of sensationalism by all parties involved; investigative bodies, civil society and the public.

Mr. Godfred Dame, also tasked investigative bodies to be honest and bold enough to disclose to the public the full results of investigations into allegations of corruption against members of the government, which turned out to be untrue. He further said it would be one of the surest ways to boost the confidence of the public in their government and reduce their suspicion and distrust.

The Executive Director of Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO), Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-
Danquah, who was present at the program, also tasked participating countries to emulate corruption prevention measures that are being practiced elsewhere. She also spoke about her next line of action after receiving advice from the Attorney General’s Office concerning money laundering investigations into the affairs of the former Sanitation Minister, Cecilia Dapaah.

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