General News of Monday, 24 July 2017
Source: Nana Kwabena Agyare
Member of Parliament for Ablekuma Central constituency, Hon. Ebenezer Nartey Has urged government to erect national monuments and name them after corrupt government officials after monies have been retrieved.
He said corrupt officials shouldn’t just be jailed but government should retrieve all monies from such people.
According to him the only way to stop people from engaging in corruption in future is to use the monies they stole to construct buildings and name it after them along with the said amount the looted.
“Everyone who is found guilty of corruption shouldn’t just be jailed because they will in return in four to ten years and if the monies they stole was invested, they will reap more. The Monies should be used to build a school or construct a hospital and named after the person with an indication showing that the structure was erected from monies retrieved from the said person”. – He said.
Hon. Ebenezer Nartey has encouraged that monies should be retrieved from such persons and the exact money used to construct national monuments like schools, hospitals, roads with an indication that this is what the stolen money was used for along with the perpetrators name.
He was speaking on the back of the brouhaha happening at the electoral commission after EC chair Charlotte Osei accused her deputies of engaging in corruption.
He said this to Bonohene Baffour Awuah on Agoo TV’s local Breakfast show Yensempa which airs every weekday between 6am and 8am.