By Crossland Asante-Agyemang GNA
Daboase (W/R),19 Feb., GNA - The Tufohene of Daboase Traditional Area, Nana Kwaw Piaboo IV, has encouraged the citizenry to be bold in reporting unlawful activities by people who are bent on siphoning state and community resources.
According to him, issues of corruption and other woeful behaviours should not be covered because of political affiliation since it generally affected the society.
"I learnt Ghana losses about three billion cedis annually to corruption, a very disgusting revelation which should be a cause for worry to all of us".
He was speaking at a sensitisation programme on Anti-Corruption for Faith Based Organisations, Religious Leaders and other stakeholders to find ways of dealing with the subject of corruption.
The programme organised by the Ghana Integrity Initiative under the Interfaith project, "Speak up, Resist and Report Corruption" was held in Daboase in the Western Region.
The Chairman of the Local Council of Churches, Reverend Paul Cudjoe, said the idea of people pointing figures at politicians and the security personnel only should be relooked.
He said, "We all contribute to the level of corruption in the country and we should all resolve to doing things the right way."
Reverend Cudjoe advised pastors to include their sermons with messages on corruption and how bad it was affecting the country and pleaded with institutions that deal with issues of corruption to extend their programmes to churches.
The Deputy Imam of Daboase, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa, said the Muslim community would start educating their people both in school and at the mosques on issues of corruption.GNA