Former President Jerry John Rawlings has congratulated Mr. Martin Amidu on his appointment as the Special Prosecutor at the office of the Independent Prosecutor.
Mr. Rawlings who was hopeful that Parliament would approve the appointment said, “The President couldn’t have made a better choice”.
“The President (Nana Addo dankwa Akufo-Addo) by this appointment has risen above partisanship and recognized a highly principled citizen. Mr. Amidu has proven to be a fearless anti-corruption crusader whose pursuit of truth and justice has won him national admiration.
“I call on all Ghanaians to offer the appointee the required support and information in pursuit of what will undoubtedly be a challenging role,” the former President said in a statement signed by Kobina Andoh Amoakwa (Communications Directorate).
Flt Lt Rawlings urged Ghanaians to pray for God’s guidance and strength for Mr. Amidu as he works to restore the wheels of justice.