Nana Addo promises special office to prosecute corrupt officials

Nana Addo promises special office to prosecute corrupt officials

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) 2016 presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo has disclosed that his government will ensure and over the establishment of an independent Office of Special Prosecutor in the first six months if he gets the nod to governing the country.

According to Nana Addo, the Special Prosecutor Office will be established by an Act of Parliament and will be independent of the Executive.

… it will possess an exclusive remit to investigate and prosecute certain categories of cases and allegations of corruption, including those involving alleged violations of the Public Procurement Act and cases implicating political office holders and politicians.

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The NPP flagbearer made this known on Monday, August 22, 2016, while addressing the 16th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, at Abetifi, Kwahu, in the Eastern Region.

“Public service is for me exactly that – public service. Anyone who joins my team to make money out of public office will not be welcome. Money is made in the private sector, not in public office. I will be strict in my supervision of this principle,” he assured.

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