Government has described the recent presser by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that there is heinous move to hound the Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo out of office as unwholesome and unwarranted politicization of issues of national importance.
“This unwholesome unwarranted politicization of an otherwise straightforward legal matter is very worrisome that all well-meaning people should rise up against any attempt from any group to want to determine and direct how state agencies such as the courts, EOCO and Auditor-General’s office should be run” a Deputy Information Minister, Pius Enam Hadzide fumed in an interview MyNewsGh.com monitored on Luv FM.
At a press conference in Accra Monday, the NDC General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia alleged that there is a grand plot by government-backed forces to remove the Auditor-General because of his uncompromising stance in exposing alleged corruption perpetrated by the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo.
Responding to the allegations less than 24-hours, the government said “this is unacceptable since NDC offers no proof whatsoever in the allegations that they make.
They claim that EOCO is acting at the behest of the Senior Minister without offering any proof, no evidence just malicious fabrications”, Hon. Pious Enam Hadzide told the host.
He added “It is totally untrue and maliciously fabricated. There is no such thing as a plot by this government or by any agency or persons working in government to do any such thing as removing anybody from office.”
Mr Hadzide also said the allegations are “a figment of the NDC’s own diabolic imagination.” Urging “these are not statements that any group of persons or media houses should pay any credence to. It should be disregarded”.