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I will not likely transform Particular Prosecutor Martin Amidu for political causes – Mahama [ARTICLE]


In accordance to him, “I consider that the make any difference went to court docket and the courtroom dominated on it – his eligibility to be the Special Prosecutor – so, the legislation decides his tenure and all that…We’ll see how points go.”

Talking on Accra-dependent Course FM, he explained the NDC following successful the presidential elections will not “change him for political motives but his contract and what the regulation claims are what will decide regardless of whether he stays in workplace or not.”

In Might 2020, the Supreme Courtroom declared that Martin Amidu is eligible to be the Particular Prosecutor, as his appointment did not contravene the 1992 Structure.

In a 5-2 the vast majority determination, the courtroom dismissed a match claiming that Amidu was ineligible to be the Special Prosecutor due to the fact he was 66 at the time of his appointment and, consequently, his appointment was unconstitutional.

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The go well with was filed by a former Deputy Attorney-Common and Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolgatanga East, Dr. Dominic Akuritinga Ayine.

Per the Supreme Court’s decision, the Place of work of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) is not caught by the retiring age of 60, as relevant in the public service.

The bulk determination was by Justices Kwasi Anin Yeboah, Paul Baffoe-Bonnie, Samuel K. Marful-Sau, Nene Amegatcher, and Professor Nii Ashie Kotey, whilst Justices Nasiru Sule Gbadegbe and Agnes Dordzie dissented.

But Dr. Ayine reported he was particularly amazed that his circumstance was dismissed.

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