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I will not interfere with your job at all, says Attorney General.

Kissi Agyebeng, the Special Prosecutor, paid a working visit to Godfred Yeboah Dame, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. In accordance with paragraph 3 (f) of Section 3, the Office of the Special Prosecutor's Act (Act 959) mandates the Special Procurator in Ghana and overseas to cooperate and to coordinate with the Attorney General and other competent authorities.

Mr. Dame pledged not to interfere with the Special Prosecutor's work, stating, "I guarantee to you that I will not interfere with your job at all." I appreciate your independence and I will ensure you have all the support you need, from recruiting skilled staff to financial allocation."

Agyebeng revealed to the General Procurator that his office will in the meanwhile need considerable help saying: 'I have around 9 employees, including drivers and cleaners, one of your office's prosecutors, one of the police secondment investigators. I am now evaluating all instances that have been presented to the office.”

He went on to say that by the end of January 2022, he intends to hire over 250 people. The Special Prosecutor was particularly worried about the salaries of his office's employees and requested an increase in their gratuity.

“You can't tackle corruption with underpaid or seconded employees. “It'll be a losing cause,” he said. The Attorney General, Mr. Alfred Tuah-Yeboah, a Deputy Attorney General, Ms. Yvonne Attakorah Obuobisa, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Ms. Yvonne Attakorah Obuobisa, the Director of Legislative Drafting, Mrs. Mavis Amoah, Principal State Attorney, Evelyn Keelson, Chief State Attorney Sylvia Adusu, who represented the Solicitor General and the Chief Director, Sulemana Ahmed.

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Dame Godfred Yeboah Dame Kissi Agyebeng Office of the Special Prosecutor


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