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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called for results from the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP). According to the party, Martin Amidu’s office is yet to swing into action, 12 months after it was established.
Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) will soon release names of people to be investigated and prosecuted.
President Akufo-Addo has revealed that the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) is being resourced to carry out its work. He was speaking to Ghanaians in Washington DC, on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the United Nations.
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the National Peace Council (NPC), Prof. Seth Opuni Asiamah, has claimed that it is wrong for Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu to claim that resources to work with are unavailable.
The special prosecutor, who was speaking bluntly for the first time about the challenges confronting his office, indicated that his track record alone cannot eradicate this canker that continues to bedevil the country. YEN.com.gh
The Special Prosecutor say the request has been turned down because the matter in question is already being investigated by the Economic and Organised Crime Office, EOCO. Amidu therefore considers that it will be a waste of time.
A US-based Ghanaian law professor, Kwaku Asare, has advised Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, to focus on his core mandate of investigating and prosecuting corrupt public officials. He added Amidu needs to stop writing articles.
Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has hinted of a likely prosecution of some Members of Parliament (MPs) who allegedly received double salary while serving as ministers in the erstwhile John Mahama administration.
According to Mr. Amidu, "why should a Special Prosecutor be prosecuting ordinary Ghanaians and your honourable will be involved in these things then they will be talking to the president to wash it up. " YEN.com.gh news.
The younger brother of former National Democratic Congress (NDC), leader, John Mahama, has disclosed that he has no fear of being prosecuted by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu since he did not engage in any 'corrupt deals'.
If everything goes as planned Ghanaians could see ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, and Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, team up in the fight against corruption, the award-winning journalist has disclosed.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in Martin A.B.K. Amidu as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor. This follows a unanimous Parliamentary approval after Mr Amidu's vetting on February 13 which lasted for over seven hours.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has finally made his views known after the appointment of Martin Amidu as the special prosecutor by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration and its leader, President Akufo-Addo.
A high ranking official at the Flagstaff House, the seat of government, has stated that actor John Dumelo will face Ghana's Special Prosecutor, Mr. Martin Amidu, over his possession of two state vehicles early last year.
Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin A.B.K Amidu has revealed the reason why he has not received any awards for his stellar career as a lawyer and an anti corruption activist. He says he has personally refused to receive such awards
Martin Amidu, according to the opposition NDC, has grown beyond the retirement age for public office holders which is 60.The present age of Martin Amidu is 66 years - an age beyond that of the 60-year-old limit for retirement.
While Martin Amidu's appointment has excited a section of Ghanaians, including former President JJ Rawlings, some, appointees of former President Mahama especially, are definitely not happy about it and may even be scared
Martin Amidu, indeed, was a founding member of the party and served as Deputy Attorney General under the J.J. Rawlings government for eight years and was the running mate of Professor Mills in the 2000 elections.
While a handful are opposed to the appointment because of Mr Amidu is a well-known card bearing member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), most Ghanaians are over the moon over the appointment.SP office in Ghana
Barring any unforseen circumsatnces Parliament is expected to approve Mr Amidu's nomination when it reconvenes on Januray 23. YEN.com.gh has put together facts about that summarises the life of the first ever Special Prosecutor.
Martin Amidu's selection kills earlier claims that the president had settled on lawyer Akoto Ampaw as special prosecutor. The selection of Martin Amidu has sparked political commotion following his well-known history.
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