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Mahama's Right-Hand Man Daniel Batidam Is Dead

Daniel Batidam was a former Executive Director at GII
LISTEN JAN 2, 2020
Daniel Batidam was a former Executive Director at GII

The sad news trickling in indicates that anti-corruption campaigner Daniel Batidam, who was also the right-hand man of former President John Mahama, is dead.

Reports say he died on New Year's Eve Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at Akwapim Mampong in the Eastern Region.

Mr Batidam, a former Executive Director at the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) had been battling cancer and was receiving treatment at a health facility in Mampong.

Mr Batidam was also a representative for Ghana on the AU Advisory Board on Corruption, a positioned he resigned from subsequently, citing deep-seated corruption, lack of accountability among others at the secretariat at the AU Commission.

His body has since been transported to the 37 Military Hospital morgue.