Corrupt officials deserve due process — President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has acknowledged the delay in the trial of persons in the previous administration for various acts of malfeasance, financial impropriety and corrupt acts.

Speaking on ATL fm in cape coast, he pointed out that it was extremely important that prosecutions were done within the context of due process.

He said although the process was delaying, it was not as if nothing was happening.

The president said , The thing about due process is that it is only when you are in trouble that you appreciate it.

So as far as prosecutions of the past government officials are concerned, a lot is already happening,” he stated.

Touching on allegations against his appointees, President Akufo-Addo said for some people, allegations were enough to convict people; but he noted that allegations had to be investigated by the appropriate state institutions