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Confirmed : Kissi Agyeben To Replace Martin Amidu As Special Prosecutor

His nomination was announced by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Godfred Dame in a letter sighted by this portal to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo dated Friday, April 16, 2021.

“…In accordance with Section 13(3) of Act 959, I hereby nominate Kissi Agyebeng ESQ for the appointment of the position of Special Prosecutor, subject to the approval of majority of all the members of parliament,” part of the statement read.

“I am satisfied that Kissi Agyebeng possesses the requisite expertise on corruption and corruption-related issues is high moral character and govern integrity and satisfies all the other requirements stipulated in Section 13(1) and (2) of Act 959,” the statement added.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is however, yet to make a formal declaration of his nomination; Kissi Agyebeng as the Special prosecutor.

Per section 13 (8) of the Office of the Special Prosecutor Act, 2017 (Act 959), the President of the Republic is expected to within six months appoint another person to hold the position of the Special Prosecutor should it become vacant.

It will be recalled that the former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu resigned on November 15, 2020 after levelling several allegations against President Akufo-Addo.

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