President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has rubbished assertions that the Covid-19 outbreak was not used for corrupt practices.
He announced that he instructed that the Covid-19 spending should be audited.
In his address to the nation on Sunday, May 28, the President said “The crisis was not used as cover for corrupt practices,” he said.
He also noted that the vaccination exercise was expensive and that although we got some vaccines for free, we spent state resources on purchasing some.
“Vaccination was expensive,” he said further indicating that “fumigation and cleansing of markets, schools and other public places cost a lot of money.”
President Akufo-Addo further indicated that the Covid-19 situation in Ghana was over but underscored the need for Ghanaians to observe the safety protocols.
He stressed, “The emergency is over, this too has passed.”
The president further revealed that Ghana does not have any critical cases concerning Covid 19.