Citizen Vigilante I'm a shy person and don't receive awards – Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu said he has shied away from accepting awards because he believes public service is all about touching lives and not for personal gains.

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Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu has revealed that he is a very shy person and don't want to be in the limelight.

He said his main job was a gatekeeper against public officials who wanted to take contracts which were not in the interest of the country.

He stated that he has shied away from accepting awards because he believes public service is all about touching lives and not for personal gains.

READ MORE: Rawlings reduced corruption to the barest minimum - Martin Amidu

"People called me about my case at the Supreme Court and offered me awards but I told them that it wasn’t about me, it’s about Ghana," he said.

He added: "I generally don’t accept awards, I'd prefer people to emulate what I have done."

READ ALSO: Martin Amidu must not use his job to witch-hunt - NDC cautions

Appearing before the Appointment’s Committee of Parliament he noted that "It’s important that this country is stabilized to make sure that no one gets the excuse to stage a coup. This can be done when we protect the national purse."

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