July 25, 2017
Deputy Attorney General and Minister for Justice Joseph Dindiock Kpemka, says Special Prosecutor will be independent devoid of any political interference, “that is the aim of the laid Bill before Parliament”.
The Prosecutor will have a secure seven year tenure of office, devoid of any fear of political interference, the Tempane legislator said.

According to the Deputy AG, the Bill will address issues raised by governance expects that, governments are not prepare to prosecute one of their own.

He further remarked that, government did not breach any law by laying Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill 2017 under a certificate of urgency.

“I will be surprised if the Committee on Constitutional Legal and Parliamentary Affairs says the Bill is not under a certificate of urgency”.

Then we have to go back and invoke Article 106 (2) (b) “it has been published in the Gazette at least fourteen days before the date of its introduction in Parliament”, he lamented.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com