Martin Amidu appointed special prosecutor
Citizen Vigilante, Martin Amidu, has been appointed Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor subject to Parliamentary approval.
The announcement was made by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House in Accra on Thursday, 11 January 2018.
The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, nominated Mr Amidu and his nomination was accepted by Nana Akufo-Addo.
Mr Amidu will carry out the extraordinary responsibility of independently fighting corruption.
He will have the full authority to initiate investigations into all suspected corruption-related offences of all persons in public service.
Mr Amidu was the former Attorney General under the previous National Democratic Congress government led by late President John Evans Atta Mills.