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Amidu’s appointment shows Nana Addo is serious – Rawlings

Following the appointment of former Attorney General, Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor, former President Jerry John Rawlings has called on Japan and other developed countries to refrain from holding back in offering support to Ghana. Speaking in a meeting with the new Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, Tsutomu Himeno, Mr. Rawlings said: “the appointment of Amidu as Special Prosecutor from outside ...

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Appointments c’ttee to present Amidu’s report on Friday

Minority Chief Whip in Parliament, Mohammed Mubarak-Muntaka, has disclosed that the Appointments Committee will on Friday, February 16, bring to the plenary recommendations to have Martin Amidu approved as Special Prosecutor. Mr. Amidu’s public vetting has received widespread commendation as many stakeholders believe he performed creditably. The Appointments Committee also unanimously recommended his confirmation moments after its grueling 7-hour public hearing ...

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I don’t have to formally resign from NDC – Amidu

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has said his appointment as Special Prosecutor does not compel him to resign from the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Mr. Amidu believes his appointment automatically makes him impartial. As a result, he failed to give a specific answer when he was asked whether he had resigned from the NDC or not. “ If you read ...

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‘You can disqualify me if’ … – Amidu to Appointments C’ttee

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has said Parliament’s Appointments Committee could disapprove of his nomination as Special Prosecutor if they have reservations. Mr. Amidu threw the challenge while answering a question by Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Muntaka, on specific functions he played as Chairman of the Public Agreement Board between 1983 and 1993, during his vetting in Parliament today [Tuesday]. ...

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Lawyer downplays Amidu’s appointment as Special Prosecutor

A Private Legal Practitioner and Greater Accra Regional Youth Organizer of the NDC, Edudzi Tamaklo has raised doubts over Martin Amidu’s ability to deliver on his mandate as Special Prosecutor given his limited success when he served as Attorney General. Martin Amidu was named as the Special Prosecutor by the President on Thursday January 11, 2018. He is expected to ...

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Amidu’s insults high as ‘Afadjato’; but I won’t begrudge him – Ablakwa

Member of Parliament for the North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said he bears no grudges against a senior member  cum known critic of the National Democracy Congress (NDC), Martin Amidu, despite the former’s recent attacks on him. Describing Mr. Amidu’s apparent abusive words as being as “high as [Mount] Afadjato”, Ablakwa in a recent Facebook post said: “…I shall ...

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‘Mischievous’ Ablakwa insulted me using a pseudonym – Amidu insists

A senior member and a critic of the National Democracy Congress (NDC), Martin Amidu, has insisted that the party’s Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto, insulted him in an article he [the MP] supposedly authored, using a pseudonym. Mr. Amidu, a former Attorney General in his recent epistle chastised Ablakwa for ostensibly insulting him in an article titled ...

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Martin Amidu turns heat on Okudzeto Ablakwa

Former Attorney General and outspoken member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Martin Amidu, has descended heavily on National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Okudzeto Ablakwa, tagging him as “uncouth” and “uncultured.” Mr. Amidu made the comments in his latest epistle chastising Mr. Ablakwa whom he said attacked him in an article after he [Martin Amidu] ...

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Martin Amidu@66: ‘I have always been a contrarian’

Speaking up for the voiceless has always been ingrained in the DNA of the vociferous anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu. The influence of his parents, both illiterate, sowed the seeds that currently see him at odds with elements within the National Democratic Congress (NDC), of which he is a founding member. Reflecting on his life on the Citi Breakfast Show as ...

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There’s still hope for NDC’s revival – Amidu

Although he believes the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has strayed from its socialist ethos, anti-corruption campaigner, Martin Amidu, feels the NDC is not beyond redemption. Mr. Amidu, who is a foundational member of the NDC, is noted as being a vehement critic of the party and its leadership, to the point of some attributing the party’s defeat in the 2016 ...

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