Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur, the wife of the late Vice President of Ghana, Paa Kwesi Bekoe Ammisah-Arthur, has staunchly defended her husband against any insinuations of corruption.
In a bold and emphatic statement, Mrs. Amissah Arthur emphasized that throughout her husband’s life, and even after his untimely death, no accusations of corruption were ever leveled against him.
Mrs. Amissah-Arthur celebrated her husband as a person of integrity who led a scandal-free life during his years in public service. She expressed gratitude to God for her husband’s impeccable character, stating that despite facing criticism, he was never implicated in any corrupt acts.
This situation has provided her with the confidence to carry on with her life in a dignified manner. Mrs. Amissah-Arthur expressed her gratitude, stating, “Am I not lucky? Thank you, Lord. I hold my head up, I can go anywhere, I go to NPP, NDC, and CPP functions, and I hold my head up because there is nothing.”
As a trained educationist, Mrs. Amissah-Arthur highlighted that she, too, leads a life of diligence and stays away from any involvement in corrupt activities. She emphasized that nobody can impute any corrupt thing against her, and she believes in performing her work diligently to contribute to uplifting the country.
Mrs. Amissah-Arthur urged her fellow citizens to focus on working well and being truthful in their respective roles. She stressed that Ghana belongs to everyone and that by performing their duties with dedication and honesty, the country can make significant progress and put an end to unnecessary conflicts and bickering.
Paa Kwesi Bekoe Ammisah-Arthur, the late Vice President of Ghana, was an economist, academic, and politician. He served as the fifth Vice-President of Ghana’s 4th Republic from August 6, 2012, until January 7, 2017, under President John Dramani Mahama. Prior to his vice presidency, he held the position of Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 2009 to 2012.
Born in April 1951, Paa Kwesi Bekoe Ammisah-Arthur passed away in June 2018. His wife, Mrs. Matilda Amissah-Arthur, continues to uphold his legacy and defend his reputation against any unfounded accusations of corruption.