When we call for public office holders to declare their assets, more often than not this is received with displeasure. For some reason, this is not a popular topic, people don’t like to be told to declare the wealth and assets that they possess before taking up public office. We wonder why this is the case because declaration of assets is in fact for the benefit of the person appointed or elected into public office. For example, if you are rich coming from the private sector, declaring your assets means…...

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