President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has accepted the resignation of Mr Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor.
This is according to a statement issued on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, and signed by Eugene Arhin, the Director of Communications at the Presidency.
“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has taken note of the resignation from office of the Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin A.B.K Amidu, by letter dated Monday. 16th November 2020.”
“President Akufo-Addo has also taken due note of the other matters raised by the Special Prosecutor in his letter of resignation, and the presidency will issue a detailed response to them shortly.”
“The President has directed the Chief of Staff to contact Mr Martin Amidu to resolve all outstanding matters consequent upon his resignation,” the statement added.
Martin Amidu resigned from his position as Special Prosecutor on Monday, November 16, 2020.
He cited interference by the government in his work as one of the reasons for his resignation.
President Akufo-Addo, however, thanked Mr Amidu for his service to the country and wished him well in his future endeavours.
“President Akufo-Addo thanks Mr Martin Amidu for his service to the country, and wishes him well in his future endeavours,” the statement concluded.
Below is a copy of the statement:
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