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Not even Nana Addo can control Special Prosecutor – Freddie Blay

Acting Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, has explained that the office of the Special Prosecutor will be free from any interference, adding that not even the President will be able to meddle in the affairs of the office. “It will not be subject to any control by anybody, not even the president’s office, and that ...

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Special Prosecutor office will surely be created – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured that his government will surely create the office of the Special Prosecutor despite stiff opposition. The governing New Patriotic Party in its 2016 manifesto promised to set up such controversial office to fight corruption in the country. Although the document for the creation of the office was laid before Parliament it was later ...

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Corrupt ‘bragging’ NDC officials will face the court – Kpemka

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) officials who dared the New Patriotic Party government (NPP) to prosecute suspected corrupt officials will soon be put before court for their involvement in various scandals. Deputy Attorney General, Joseph Kpemka who made this revelation on Point Blank segment of Eyewitness News however fell short of mentioning names of persons involved. “Some of these persons ...

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Prosecutions of corrupt officials to begin in October – Deputy AG

Government will in the next two months begin the prosecution of officials in the Mahama administration who have been found to have wasted the public funds with impunity. Deputy Attorney General, Joseph Kpemka who disclosed this on Point Plank on Eyewitness News on Thursday said the Akufo-Addo government is building cases against such officials and will put them before court ...

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Special Prosecutor Bill to be laid before Parliament today

The bill of the Office of the Special Prosecutor is expected to be laid on the floor of Parliament later today. The Presentation of the bill by the Attorney General begins the process of legislative approval for the framework with which government intends to fight public sector corruption. The Speaker of Parliament, Michael Oquaye ahead of the laying of the ...

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Special Prosecutor office will be operational in 6 months – Nana Addo

The Special Prosecutor office will be functional within six months, President Nana Addo has revealed. Addressing the Ghanaian community at an event held at the Central Hall at Westminster in London, the President said : “We made a commitment to establish an office of special prosecutor which will have the mandate to investigate and prosecute acts of corruption….An office that ...

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