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Discretion around declaration of assets weakens laws preventing corruption – CDD Ghana

Director of Advocacy and Policy Engagement at the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development says sanctions the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has failed to create and enforce have made room for its operations to be run on discretion.

According to Dr Kojo Asante, this does not help in the fight against corruption nor the promotion of equality before the law.

“Since the propagation of the 1992 constitution, CHRAJ is yet to elaborate on sanctions. It does not promote any deterrence effect or prevention of corrupt acts or any acts that are seen as misbehavior in the public service,” Dr. Asante said on JoyNews’ Newsfile, Saturday.

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Ato Essien wants charges dropped, moves to refund ¢27.5m to state

The founder of Capital Bank William Ato is said to have begun negotiations with the Attorney General to have some of the charges brought against him dropped.

This was disclosed in court by lawyers for Mr Essien, Thursday.

According to the lawyers who led by Thadeus Sory, they are engaging the A-G based on section 35 of the courts’ act.

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