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12-Jan-2018  
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The Center for Progressive Governance (CenProG) received the announcement of the nomination of Martin Alamisi Amidu as Special Prosecutor with utmost shock and will like to call on Parliament to reject the president's nominee because he is too bitter, vengeful and does not in any way reflect the independence of the office he will be holding in the event parliament approves his nomination.

CenProG together with well-meaning Ghanaians are fully aware that Mr Amidu, ever since he was sacked from office as Attorney General for insubordination had been on a collision course with the NDC and has minced no words in expressing his disdain for the NDC with his numerous epistles. He has at times sounded and acted like a desperate and embittered person out for vengeance and these traits clearly render him unfit for an office supposed to be INDEPENDENT.

The office of the Special Prosecutor had generated a lot of debate and so it was incumbent on the appointing authority to appoint someone who was unblemished and principled. Martin Alamisi Amidu does not fall under this category as apart from his record of vengefulness, he is also betrayed by the fact that he had indeed criticised the Special Prosecutor Bill only to turn around to accept an appointment under same once it has been passed into law. A principled person would have stood his grounds and rejected the appointment based on the irregularities claimed in his 25 page paper. CenProG believes the President also erred in extolling courage as one of Mr Amidu's virtues when he is noted for his pomposity and insubordination. We cannot have a Special Prosecutor who cannot work within the remit of the law that appointed him and we therefore call on Parliament to rectify this by rejecting his nomination.

CenProG will be sending a petition to the Appointments Committee of Parliament on this matter once Parliament resumes sitting on 23rd January, 2018. God Bless our homeland Ghana and make it GREAT and STRONG.

Signed Sawadogo Mahmoud Executive Secretary, CenProG

Mallam Yahya Mohammed Executive Director, CenProG

Cc: His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, Flagstaff House, Accra. The Rt Honourable Speaker of Parliament, Parliament House, Accra. The Majority Caucus, Parliament House, Accra. The Minority Caucus, Parliament House, Accra. The Appointments Committee of Parliament, Parliament House, Accra. The Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Attorney General and Ministry of Justice, Accra. All Media Houses
 
 
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Name: K-dean
It's your mother Ghana must reject not amidu.fffffooooolish breathing mammal
 
Name: NDC=nation destroyers cult, JDM=judgement debt manager
hahahahahaha thse ndc ple really have a big prolem. Only GOD can help them. they dont know what they want themselves. funny ple. whether u like it or not Mr. Amidu will be the SP (school prefect) for the school of political th1>eves. if you are just be prepared. well u may not have to worry bcos i know there are some faces in the npp working with u as well so ur wish may come true. until then go to the mountain top and pray hard.
 
Name: Rose
NDC why? Martin is not there for only you but NPP as well. We are watching so fear not. He will prosecute new cases too. Why ! are we not all in it together?
 
Name: kwadzo
Do we have a Minister for Roads in Ghana? Hmmm it is just a question oooo. If yes what is he doing about the big manhole that is causing traffic at the traffic light right in front of T.T Brothers and Mac Barron on the Dorwanyo Road? Waiting for Nana Addo to get an accident there before you act?.
 
Name: Odikro
Sawadogo Mohammed,Mallam Yahya Mohammed please somebody tell me if they are Ghanaian names?Oh Oman Ghana.
 
Name: Hmmmmm
Rejection will never happen because that's Nations choice.Bless you Mr.Amidu.
 
Name: @Sawadogo Mahmoud
You pull him down yourself. In the end u say npp is akan party.confusion
 
Name: Akwasi
Ghana too..ahh. What is CenProg? I had never even heard of this non-entity organization before. Start following your Guinea fowls to Burkina because ABK Citizen Vigilante is coming after you. hahahahahahaha....
 
Name: Samuel
was it not because of fighting corruption (wayome) he was sacked? so what r they talking about?
 
Name: Nana kojo
***barred word*** what do you know about governance
 



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