May 8, 2018

Appointment Committee of Parliament will on Wednesday May 16, 2018 vet deputy Special Prosecutor nominee, Cynthia Lamptey when the House resumes on May 15, 2018.

President Nana Akufo-Addo nominated Jane Cynthia Naa Korshie Lamptey for the position of deputy Special Prosecutor on April 26th 2018.

When recommended for approval by the committee, the plenary will have to approve her and she will assist Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu.

She is a lawyer of 30 years standing at the Ghana Bar and a former acting Director of Public Prosecutions.

The Office of the Special Prosecutor has been tasked to investigate and prosecute certain categories of cases and allegations of corruption and other criminal wrongdoing, including those involving alleged violations of the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) and cases implicating public officers and politically-exposed persons.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/