CHRAJ Marks International Anti-Corruption Day

Emmanuel Adumua Bossman


Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) joins rest of the world to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day on Friday.

The commission dedicated the NACAP. Outcome of the NACAP evaluation which will be launched by June, 2024, is geared towards creating a sustainable democratic Ghanaian Society founded on good governance, high ethical standards and integrity.

The Deputy Chief of Staff, Emmanuel Adumua Bossman, revealed that NACAP is a strategic action plan consultively developed by stakeholders to help fight corruption and promote national development in Ghana.

“For some time now corruption has been a major out with a policy positioning, we want to deal with the reality and solve the problem once and for all,” he explained.

The theme for this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day was, “United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) @20: Uniting the World against Corruption.”

The Deputy Commissioner of CHRAJ, Mercy Larbi, stated that NACAP sought to highlight the crucial link between anti-corruption and peace, security, and development. She also said that it reflected on the positive changes brought about by the collective efforts driven by examined remaining gaps that require attention to ensure that this mechanism continued to strengthen in the years ahead.

Ghana adopted NACAP in 2014 as the national strategy for implementing the UNCAC and combating corruption which had

become a menace to its society. “Nine years on, we have an opportunity to evaluate the implementation of NACAP and prepare for the development of ‘NACAP 2’ as a successor to the maiden NACAP,” she said.

Larbi said that NACAP raised the agenda for fighting corruption in a sustainable and coordinated manner for the first time in Ghana’s history.  Larbi added that it served as a call to action to combat corruption, promote transparency, and uphold ethical values in both public and private sectors.

She called on all stakeholders to join had to combat corruption and make it a high risk and a low gain activity.


By Nafisatu Abdul Razak