Barring any last-minute changes, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will name legal practitioner and Chairman of the Electronic Communications Tribunal, Mr Kissi Agyebeng as the next Special Prosecutor (SP).
Starrfm.com.gh sources have confirmed that Mr Agyebeng will replace former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu if his nomination is confirmed and approved by Ghana’s Parliament.
Mr Amidu announced his resignation as a special Prosecutor on the 16th of November, 2020, citing political interference by his appointer, President Akufo-Addo for his decision.
Profile of Mr Agyebeng
Mr. Agyebeng is a private legal practitioner who has argued numerous cases before the Superior Courts of Ghana and has also been engaged in several international business transactions.
He is also a lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law, teaching and researching into criminal law, international humanitarian law, international law and corporate law.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Ghana and two Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (Marine and Environmental Law) and Cornell Law School (Corporate Law and Securities Regulation).