Citizen Vigilante, Martin Amidu, has been appointed Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor subject to Parliamentary approval.
The announcement was made by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House in Accra on Thursday, 11 January 2018.
The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, nominated Mr Amidu and his nomination was accepted by Nana Akufo-Addo.
Mr Amidu will carry out the extraordinary responsibility of independently fighting corruption.
He will have the full authority to initiate investigations into all suspected corruption related offences of all persons in public service.
Mr Amidu was the former Attorney General under the previous National Democratic Congress government led by late President John Evans Atta Mills.