May 18, 2018

The honorable Member of Parliament for the Hohoe constituency in the Volta region, Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo has paid glowing tribute to Deputy Special Prosecutor nominee and women who defy all odds to rise to positions of high recognition in society.

Dr Heloo who expressed worry about the fact that women are often times relegated to the background in their places of work said she becomes happy to see some women rise to the top in their chosen fields of work despite the challenges.

The MP who is a member of the Appointments Committee of Parliament gave the compliment whiles extolling the Special Prosecutor nominee, Cynthia Jane Naa-Koshie Lamptey when she appeared before the Committee for vetting.

The Hohoe lawmaker who was a Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation during the erstwhile Mahama administration questioned the Special Prosecutor nominee on the core values she will bring to bear on her new role, what her perception of relationship among related institutions should be for effective collaborative functioning, and her relationship with staff among others.

Ms Koshie Lamptey believes her 29 years of experience as a public prosecutor will greatly impact on her work coupled with her principled nature.

The Nominee called for the OSP to be provided with information, collaboration with related institutions and the general public.

When Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo sought to know what action she will take when sidelined in the performance of her duties, the nominee responded that she will not hesitate to resign her post if several attempts to resolve challenge become unsuccessful.

By Christian Kpesese/