President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has suggested that the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) and National Security be shut down and their roles outsourced to Manasseh Azure Awuni and Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
Mr. Cudjoe who seems impressed with the jobs being done by the two award winning investigative journalists and their efforts in fighting corruption, wants them to benefit from the Consolidated Fund with a monthly allowance of GHC30,000 each.
The IMANI Boss’ comments follow the release of the ‘Galamsey Fraud’ undercover piece and the ‘Militia in the heart of the Nation’ by Anas and Manasseh respectively.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ latest documentary, revealed how men mandated to help government manage the illegal mining menace are undermining the fight leaving Ghana at the mercy of mercenary miners and monstrous money-grabbers within the corridors of power.
Presidential Staffer who was the Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining, Charles Cromwell Bissue abused his office to enrich himself by engaging in bribery and corruption as disclosed in the documentary.
The ‘Militia in the heart of the Nation’ undercover work carried out by Manasseh Azure Awuni, exposes a pro-NPP militia group, De-Eye training at the Christiansborg Castle in Osu.
The group, according to the report, is being led by a former bodyguard of President Akufo-Addo and has been operating for the past two years.
Manasseh found that the group had already provided security for a number of government functions of which the president had taken part in, a claim that has been denied by government.
In a Facebook post, Franklin Cudjoe who may have come to accept that the two undercover journalists can help government fight corruption, does not see the need for the existence of the EOCO, National Security and the office of prosecutions.
According to him, “We should shut down EOCO and the National Security and outsource their work to these two men. And then privatise the office of Prosecutions/ Ministry of Justice.”
Below is Franklin Cudjoe’s Facebook post
Time to put the likes of Manasseh Azure Awuni and Anas Aremeyaw Anas on the Consolidated Fund and each paid 30k a month . We should shut down EOCO and the National Security and outsource their work to these two men. And then privatise the office of Prosecutions/ Ministry of Justice. Finally, we should sell all publicly owned prisons and hand over their management to me. If you all agree, let us say prayers in Churches, Mosques, Shrines and oh, the Cathedral which will live in our hearts.