Business News of Wed, 7 Mar 20186
Don’t help foreign companies dupe Ghana - Akufo-Addo to Ghanaian businesses
His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana has urged Ghanaians who front for foreign companies in Ghana to do so legally and with honest intentions.
He was speaking to Ghanaians on the occasion of the 61st Anniversary of Ghana’s independence at the Black Stars Square.
“It is in all our interest that corruption does not thrive, and we police each other’s behaviour”, he said.
The President said for his vision of Ghana beyond aid to work, there was the need to for Ghanaians to be honest in their work, and not front for foreign companies who only want to dupe the country.
“Going forward, Ghana Beyond Aid means Ghanaians should not serve as fronts for foreign companies to defraud our country. It will mean we all pay our taxes, as provided by law, and it will mean we all help to take care of government property, as though it were our own,” the President said.
President Akufo-Addo shared a platform with Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, who commended the President’s fight against corruption promising to offer help.