-Martin Amidu resigned from his position as the Special Prosecutor on Monday, November 16, 2020
- According to Kennedy Agyapong, he warned the NPP government about appointing Amidu
Ghanaians have given rib cracking reactions to his comments
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The Member of Parliament for the Kennedy Agyapong said he warned the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) against the appointment of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor but the party did not listen to him.
Martin Amidu resigned from his position as the Special Prosecutor on Monday, November 16, 2020.
Amidu's resignation suggests the lack of independence for his office as one of the main reasons for his decision.
Kennedy Agyapong said he insisted that Martin Amidu was the wrong person to occupy that position.
He added that Amidu’s resignation would not have any effect on the NPP in any way as the party heads to the general elections.
In a native post created by YEN.com.gh, Ghanaians have shared their thoughts on the reaction of Kennedy Agyapong after Amidu's resignation.
Below are some thoughts and reactions to the comment made by the Assin Central MP.
Latif said Kennedy Agyapong warned the NPP because he knew Amidu would not cover the NPP.
Mohammed said it is because Kennedy knw Amidu will not compromise.
Bright said Kennedy knew the SP will allow the president to interfere in his work.
Kobi asked if he was a prophet.
Kweku said Kennedy knew the capabilities of Amidu.
In a related news, former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has been reported to have rejected all sitting allowances paid to him since he was appointed by President Akufo-Addo in 2018.
These were in the form of cash and cheques paid to him between December 2018 and May 2020.
The total amount of the sitting allowances is GHC12,696.
In a document seen by YEN.com.gh, Amidu was presented with a cheque of GHC5,560 on December 21, 2018, as board sitting allowance from August to December.
For four other board sitting allowances, he was allotted GHS 1,440 each. On May 21, 2020, he received GHS 1,376 for sitting in an entity tender committee meeting as allowance.
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