Parliament to approve Martin Amidu on Tuesday

The Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu delivering the business statement for next week on the floor of Parliament said that the House will take a decision on the Mr Amidu’s nomination.

This was disclosed when the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu delivered the business statement for next week on the floor of Parliament.

He indicated that the House will take a decision on the Mr Amidu’s nomination next week.

“The appointments committee may submit their report, the report on the president’s nomination of Mr Martin Alamisi Benz Kaiser Amidu as Special Prosecutor. Mr Speaker, the report may be adopted by the House on the same day or perhaps the ensuing day,” he said.

Parliament’s Appointment Committee vetted Martin Amidu was vetted last Tuesday, February 15, 2018.

His vetting lasted for over 7 hours.

After the vetting, members of the general public commended him for his outstanding performance before the committee.

The Appointments Committee also unanimously recommended his confirmation moments after its gruelling exercise.

The Special Prosecutor nominee answered over 180 questions from the present members of the committee. Most of the questions came from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority and its leader, Haruna Iddrisu.

Most of the questions focused on past statements and articles Martin Amidu had written.

Meanwhile, there is a pending suit at the Supreme Court by an NDC MP and former Deputy Attorney General Dominic Ayine, challenging Amidu’s nomination.

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