Chairperson of the Ghana Income Authority (GRA) has billed government to enforce the legislation when it arrives to unexplained prosperity.
Emeritus Professor Stephen Adei claimed the guidelines have to be modified in relation to the method in working with corrupt officers.
“In Singapore and other international locations, if you have a particular way of life, which cannot be discussed by your cash flow, our laws need to enable you to be questioned,” he told Benjamin Akakpo on AM Present, Monday.
He explained although it is mentioned in our rules that the unexplained wealth of folks in authority should really be questioned, that regulation has to be carried out.
The Emeritus Professor of Ashesi College explained that the amount of corruption in the country is not one thing to publish property about.
Stating that, it is politicians who are generally the target.
Making use of the idea of a leaking basket, he said that dollars cannot be poured continuously into a basket where there is a opportunity leakage.
The Economist reported that a single of the explanations why corruption is a problem to eradicate is since “our political process is these that, as shortly as you start out combating corruption, your government would be accused of staying corrupt.”
He extra that the extra corruptive behaviours are uncovered and dealt with, the extra govt in electrical power is accused by the media, as nicely as the opposition celebration.
“They really don’t see that in fact, when you [the current government] want to properly fight corruption, there would be additional corruption exposé, exposing corruption. So there’s a paradox.”
Further more expounding on the topic of corruption, he said that the issue of corruption is a reality which has turn out to be an endemic.
“It is virtually getting to be element of our lifestyle,” he stated.