Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng will appear before Parliament’s Appointments Committee today, Thursday, July 22, to be vetted to lead the office of the Special Prosecutor.
If successful, he will be Ghana’s second Special Prosecutor, filling the vacancy created in the office since the resignation of the first Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu. He will also be expected to in accordance with the Office of the Special Prosecutor Act, 2017 (Act 959) continue with the investigation and prosecution of corruption and corruption-related offences.
Vetting is scheduled to take place at 10:00 am in the Committee Rooms 1,2, and 3 of the New Administration Block of Parliament House.
Until his nomination for the office of the Special Prosecutor, Mr Agyebeng was a private legal practitioner, Managing partner at Cromwell Gray LLP Law Firm in Accra and the chair of the Electronic Communications Tribunal. He was also a Criminal Law lecturer at the University of Ghana Law Faculty.
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