Strange Martin Amidu 'denounces' his children during vetting

Mr. Amidu said, "As far as I am concerned, my (children) are not considered children because I don't take care of them anymore."

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Mr. Martin Amidu, nominee for the role of Special Prosecutor has strangely 'denounced' his children.

Mr. Amidu told the Appointment Committee in Parliament that, to him, he currently has no children. Mr. Amidu made this strange revelation during his vetting for the role of Special Prosecutor.

Mr. Amidu said, "As far as I am concerned, my (children) are not considered children because I don't take care of them anymore."

READ ALSO: I'm the best person fit to be Special Prosecutor - Martin Amidu

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"Therefore I don't consider them as my children anymore because I don't control them now", he added.

However, in a sharp rebuttal, the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Hon. Atta Akyea disagreed with Mr. Amidu on this assertion.

READ ALSO: Here is why Martin Amidu named Rawlings as referee on his CV

Hon Atta Akyea, who also doubles as the Minister of Works and Housing, said: "Your child is your child no matter the age. This is nonnegotiable, don't rewrite laws of succession".

Mr. Amidu is currently being vetted and if approved, he will be the first Special Prosecutor in Ghana.

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