The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has resigned from his position.
Credie sources say, the Special Prosecutor communicated his decision in a letter addressed to President Nana Akufo-Addo, citing lack of operational independence.
According to him, it is to “enable Your Excellency to take steps to appoint a replacement to that position as required by law.”
“The one condition upon which I accepted to be nominated as the Special Prosecutor when you invited me to your Office on 10th January 2018 was your firm promise to me that you will respect and ensure same by your Government for my independence and freedom of action as the Special Prosecutor,” portions of the letter read.
Mr Amidu was nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as Special Prosecutor on January 11, 2018, and was subsequently approved by Parliament.