Ghana Election 2020: Martin Amidu Resigns: Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu has disclosed that, President Akufo-Addo interfered in his investigation of the controversial Agyapa Royalties Deal, to the extreme of asking him to stop investigating the deal.
In the letter that Mr. Martin Amidu wrote on his resignation from his position as the Special Prosecutor, he alleged that, President Akufo-Addo asked him to hand everything about the Agyapa deal into his hands, so that the president will deal with the issue personally.
Read the Letter Below;
“I again asserted that I was not going to bargain over the independence of my functions as the Special Prosecutor. I refused to take the copy of the alleged comments from the Minister of Finance you offered me as that would have compromised my independence as the Special Prosecutor. I also refused to shelve my report to enable you to handle the matter which explains my press release to the public on the morning of 24 October 2020 and the follow-up with the distribution of the full sixty-four (64) page Agyapa Royalties Transactions anti-corruption assessment report to the public, unbeknown to you that I had published the full sixty-four (64) page report to the public you caused a press statement to be made based on my letter dated 16 October 2020 to you under reference which sought to politicize and downplay the seriousness of the professional analysis of the risk of corruption and anti-corruption assessment reported by my Office.”
You should look into the full letter of Special Sprosecutor Martin Amidu resignation below
Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu resigned from his position on Monday 16 November, 2020