Parliament is expected to approve the nomination of 'Citizen Vigilante', Martin Amidu, as Special Prosecutor on Tuesday.
Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu has dismissed claims he has an axe to grind in his fight against corruption.
The Special Prosecutor-nominee, Martin Amidu says regardless of all the ill spoken about the former president, Jerry John Rawlings, he did a good job at tackling corruption during his tenure.
Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu has received an overwhelming endorsement from Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Myjoyonline.com has learnt.
A former deputy Attorney General Dr. Dominic Ayine has sued the State challenging the eligibility of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor nominee due to his age.
The Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu will be vetted by Parliament’s Appointment Committee on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.
The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye, has referred the President’s nomination of Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor to the Appointments Committee of the House.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the Office of the Special Prosecutor is to instil the fear of God into public officers and not intended to witch hunt past government officials.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has served notice it will not congratulate one of its own, Martin Amidu, who has been nominated as the first independent Special Prosecutor in Ghana.
The anti-corruption campaigner and avid critic of the opposition National Democratic Congress was being considered with prominent lawyers such as Akoto Ampaw.