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General News of Thursday, 11 January 2018

Source: classfmonline.com

Amidu is courageous, competent – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extolled the newly nominated Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu.

Mr Akufo-Addo said he can vouch for his public spiritedness.

Mr 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.

Mr Akufo-Addo, during the announcement said: “I have done so because I am fully convinced that Mr Martin Amidu, a prominent legal personality who held the high office of the Attorney General of the Republic in the government of the Late President Professor John Evans Atta Mills has the requisite integrity, competence, courage and independence of character to discharge effectively his responsibilities of this new office.

“I can personally vouch for his public spiritedness. We have been on the opposite sides in a series of land mark cases in the period leading up to the 4th Republic.”