Parliament officially approves Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor

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Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng

Parliament has unanimously approved the nomination of Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor.

The President will have to swear him in order to enable him begin work as Ghana’s 2nd Special Prosecutor following the resignation of Martin Amidu.

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On July 22, Mr Agyebeng received unanimous approval from the Appointments Committee of Parliament following his almost 5-hour vetting.

“We [will] put our recommendation [forward] for the House to determine whether to approve or disapprove of our recommendation. As to how other people view his [Kissi Agyebeng’s] answers, I’d rather leave it to them and stay within the rules to make recommendations to the House.

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“The committee unanimously agreed to recommend him [Kissi Agyebeng] to the House for approval,” Chairman of the Committee Joe Osei Owusu said during the submission of his report to the House on the nominee.

Mr. Agyebeng is a private legal practitioner with nearly 19 years standing at the Ghanaian bar. He is also a law lecturer.

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