Some Ghanaians are praying and fasting for my failure as Special Prosecutor – Kissi Agyebeng

The Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng has disclosed that due to the corrupt activities of some Ghanaians, they are praying he fails.

SP Kissi Agyebeng at Appointment Committee's vetting

He said some people are fervently engaging in fasting and prayers hoping the Office of the Special Prosecutor fails.

In an exclusive interview with Nana Aba Anamoah on Starr Chat, Mr. Agyebeng said he is keen to go after the corrupt in society.

“If you have done nothing wrong, why should you be afraid? If you’re involved in corruption-related activities, I’m coming for you. I see some people on the divide praying and fasting that I fail. There are detractors all over…There are some well-meaning people who want this fight to go on well.”

Mr Agyebeng also stated that he has revealed all cases before his office and would start with prosecutions in October this year.

“I said at my vetting that I was going to review every case. From 5th August till now, I have been reviewing all the cases. I’ve reviewed all the cases and from October, we are going to start rolling. The cases cut across. Everybody in Ghana falls under our mandate in respect of corruption and corruption-related activities. It’s not only about the public sector.”

Agyebeng was nominated by the Attorney General, Godfrey Dame Yeboah as Ghana’s next Special Prosecutor.

Mr Agyebeng was called to the Bar in October 2003. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Ghana and Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Dalhouse University and Cornell Law School.

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