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Amidu’s appointment doesn’t scare us – Kofi Adams

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is unfazed by the nomination of former Attorney General, Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor, the National Organiser of the party, Kofi Adams has said. Mr. Amidu, a member of the NDC and a former Attorney General was nominated as Special Prosecutor on Thursday September 11, 2018. He is expected to be vetted and approved by ...

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Amidu’s appointment rekindles hope for corruption fight – CDD

The Executive Director Center for the Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Professor Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi has said the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor has raised his belief in President Akufo Addo’s commitment to the fight against corruption. Speaking at a public discussion on the assessment of President Akufo Addo’s first year in office, the Executive Director of CDD Ghana ...

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Give Amidu freedom to compose Special Prosecutor’s office – Azeem

Anti-corruption campaigner, Vitus Azeem, has suggested that Martin Amidu must be given free reign to constitute the Special Prosecutor’s Office, after it was announced that the outspoken former Attorney General would head the outfit.   According to Mr. Azeem, this would ensure the office remains independent after it is fully set up. After the nomination of Martin Amidu as Special ...

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Amidu’s appointment ‘most objective’ in 4th Republic – Gyampo

A Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Ransford Gyampo, has described the nomination of former Attorney General, Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor as the “most objective political appointment” in the Fourth Republic. According to him, the outspoken member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) possesses the qualities needed for the position which was created by ...

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Martin Amidu’s SP nomination a ‘smart move’ – Nunoo Mensah

A former National Security Adviser, Brigadier General Nunoo Mensah, has commended the nomination of Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor, describing it as a “smart move”. He said he was confident that the former Attorney General will pursue justice given his credentials. President Akufo Addo on Thursday announced the nomination of anti-corruption crusader Martin Amidu as the country’s ...

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NDC must celebrate Amidu’s appointment – IDEG

The Executive Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, has said the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC] should celebrate the nomination of a member of their party, Martin Amidu, as the country’s first Special Prosecutor. According to him, the NDC should be happy because President Akufo-Addo has found the kind of quality needed to fight corruption ...

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Appointing Amidu as Special Prosecutor ‘wise and prudent’ – Emile Short

A former Commissioner on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, CHRAJ, Emile Francis Short,  has commended the President on the appointment of Martin Amidu as the country’s first Special Prosecutor pending parliamentary approval. According to him, this is a clever and judicious decision on the side of the President in his efforts to fight corruption, saying the President should be congratulated. “Well, ...

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Rawlings hails ‘fearless’ Amidu’s selection as Special Prosecutor

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has praised the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. Mr. Rawlings said President Nana Akufo-Addo had “risen above partisanship and recognized a highly principled citizen.” He added that President Nana Akufo-Addo “couldn’t have made a better choice… Mr. Amidu has proven to be a fearless anti-corruption crusader whose pursuit of truth and justice ...

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Ghanaians go gay on social media over Amidu’s SP nomination

The nomination of Martin Amidu to head the Office of the Special Prosecutor has been well received by Ghanaians on social media. Known as the Citizen Vigilante, Mr. Amidu’s integrity and credibility was the subject of little debate as many hailed his nomination as a masterstroke from the Akufo-Addo administration. Mr. Amidu earned the nickname Citizen Vigilante because of his uncompromising anti-corruption ...

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Amidu’s nomination as Special Prosecutor refreshing news – Inusah

National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for the Tamale Central Constituency, Inusah Fuseini, has welcomed the nomination of Martin Amidu by President Akufo-Addo as the Special Prosecutor, describing the announcement as a “refreshing news”. Martin Amidu, a member of the NDC and a former Attorney General, was named as the Special Prosecutor by the President today, Thursday, January 11, ...

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