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'Corruption is from Adam' was not an endorsement

Former President Kufuor is on record during his tenure as saying corruption is as old as Adam. But he defended saying "when anybody tells you that corruption was there from Adam, that person is not really endorsing corruption; no."

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Kufuor justified his comments at the ‘DreamOval Thoughts Transfer Series,’ where young minds are inspired.

At the session one of the participants asked him what he actually meant by the comment he made years ago and how he prevented himself from being corrupt.

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He added that his statement was rather to admonish office holders to be careful and avoid the temptation of been corrupt.

Former President Kufuor is on record during his tenure as saying corruption is as old as Adam. This comment has over the years been interpreted to mean corruption has always existed. But some also argued that it meant Kufuor endorsed corruption.

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