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Former BBC Correspondent, Now Lawyer Darko Wrote This About The Incoming Special Prosecutor. DETAILS

Kissi Adjabeng, may well be the trending topic now in Ghana and before it all fades away fast and he settles into the position, that Lawyer Martin Amidu had resigned from, calling H. E Nana Addo, as "the mother serpent of corruption," one person, he was closest to, had this heart touching statements to make about him.

In a Facebook post by TheSammy Darko, with whom, they were part of the Anas Aremeyaw Team, he wrote that:

"I have never really feared any one. Those who know me from childhood from North Suntreso & Bantama will attest to this. I used to fight two people at a go. I remember beating some twins next door. I was also a good footballer. I jettison it based on wrong advised it was for school drop outs. I regret today.

As a journalist, I interviewed and literally questioned leadership in Ghana and Africa including president Akufo Addo. And I did that with confidence and wit. I remember questioning a former IGP at a news conference at Police headquarters when I used to work for Joy fm.

It’s was like the entire police force wanted to grab me and whip me. They were so furious and could not believe I could dare ask such questions. It took the intervention of ACP Kwesi Ofori to explain to them I was merely doing my job of holding him to account.

When I became a lawyer, suddenly I felt fear. It took my boss, Kissi Agyebeng to bring back my confidence. The fear was that there were too many great lawyers and wondered how I will break through. He told me I already have it in me, it’s a matter of picking up the experience. His words were; “3ny3 hu saa”.

He advised me to get hold of the legal opinions and addresses of the big names and pay attention to their ways. I did. For two years and till date, I pay attention to works of the giants. I found out that, it is not so ‘ out of the world’. He laughed and said, it’s because you already have the qualities. Why do you think I accepted to work with you.

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the man, Kissi Agyebeng. The only boss I can challenge saaa on legal and personal matters" he wrote.

Commentary following his post, have included the following:

Snr Ibrahim Alimiyao wrote "I hope he won't allow the politicians to decide for him in his mandate as OSP"

Senior Yaw Adu-Gyamfi writes "Wish him well to deliver."

Peggy Ama Nhyira Donkor writes "I pray you meet twins who will "finish you". Thanks great man for getting him back on foot. And keep shining Lawyer 1 papapaaa"

Raymond Kweku Arthur writes "He’s a “human being” paa"

Juliana Yorke writes "From the way i know you two, i am not surprised ... I don't doubt his capabilities and confidence, just pray the system allows him to function."

Listowell Yesu Bukarson writes "Yes Sir Sir. He is the real deal. Goodluck menua"

Kobina Acquah Graham writes "Great lecturer. Great guy. Affable and easy going gentleman. He's got flex. Unfortunately, I don't subscribe to the creation of the office he has been appointed to occupy. I have my doubt if he can make any major impact in the justice delivery system, cos that office is constitutionally weak. The state can use him in other more effective ways.

Armah Dennis writes "Your opinion of him is accurate and "3nye hu saa" indeed sounds like him."

Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng was vetted today, as he appeared before the Parliamentary Appointments Committee to be grilled by the honourable members, some of who, were his student at the University of Ghana Law School.

Speaking to questions asked, he, said that, he is not going to stop corruption in the country when given the nod as the task is herculean.

“Honourable Chair, I’m not naive to assume that I am coming to stop corruption, there’s no way I can stop corruption. God himself will not even acclaim to that,” he told the Appointments Committee.

However, he was quick to add, “but I am going to make corruption very costly, very very costly to engage in, in terms of conflict of interest.”

Kissi Agyebeng has been a lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law since October 2006, teaching and researching into Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law, Corporate Law, and Legal Research and Writing.

He was awarded the Bentsi-Enchill prize for best graduating student of the University of Ghana School of Law in 2001. He proceeded to the Ghana School of Law and was called to the Ghana Bar in October 2003, earning the E.N. Sowah Memorial prize for best student in Family Law. Since then, has successfully argued numerous cases before the superior courts of Ghana and has participated in several international arbitration hearings.

Kissi Agyebeng also has a wide range of expertise in consulting for public sector institutions, including the Attorney General’s Department, Exim Bank Ghana Ltd., Youth Employment Authority, National Lottery Authority, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Trade Fair Company Limited, and the Ghana Olympic Committee.

Kissi is also an Associate at the African Center for Cyber Law and Cyber Crime Prevention, and the National Moot Court Coordinator for the Commonwealth Moot Court Competition on International Criminal Justice. He was the Vice Chair of the Appeals Committee of the Ghana Football Association.

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