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Your accusation of interference perplexing – Office of the President Responds to Martin Amidu’s Allegations [Full Report]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has formally responded to the  allegations leveled against him by the special prosecutor, Martin Amidu, who resigned his position on November 16 as the first Special Prosecutor.

Mr. Amidu was appointed into office as the first special prosecutor to help fight corruption and corruption-related practices in the country. The office was one of president Akufo-Addo’s campaign promises to help fight corruption in Ghana as well as check public officers.

However, Mr Amidu had in a four-paged letter on Monday, November 16, communicated his resignation, citing among others the interference in the independence of his office by the president and lack of logistics.

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However, Nana Akufo-Addo through his secretary, Nana Bediatuo Asante, in a 40-point response circulated Tuesday night November 17, 2020, denied all the allegations.

“Your accusation of interference with your functions simply on account of the meeting the President held with you is perplexing,” a part of the statement read.

Read full report here.

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