Hot Audio: I lost friends because of Mahama's appointment – Batidam reveals

Hot Audio: I lost friends because of Mahama's appointment – Batidam reveals
Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com| OKA
Date: 09-10-2018 Time: 02:10:56:pm
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Daniel Batidam, former corruption advisor to the President John Mahama, has revealed that he lost a lot of friends by accepting that appointment.

The governance expert told Daniel Dadzie on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM that as an anti-corruption activist, his friends didn’t expect him to accept a political appointment.

When he accepted to be former President Mahama’s advisor on anti-corruption and governance, most of his friends severed ties with him, he noted.

“If you know the bashing I got…I even lost some friends including journalist Manasseh Azure but I’ve reconciled with him,” Mr Batidam revealed.

He was responding to whether he would accept another appointment to work with a different government.

He argued that the populace must discard the idea that anti-corruption activists must not take part in Public Service. “…it’s a dangerous path,” he said.

Daniel Batidam recently quit as Ghana and West Africa's representative on the AU Advisory Board on Corruption; citing deep-seated corruption, lack of accountability among others at the secretariat of the board and at the AU Commission for his action.


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