Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo is taken after President Muhammadu Buhari in a large step towards the battle in opposition to corruption as he assented to a invoice for the institution of the Office of Special Prosecutor (OSP).
The invoice was geared toward establishing the OSP as a specialised company to research particular instances of corruption involving public officers and politically uncovered individuals.
It would additionally permit the OSP to probe individuals within the non-public sector concerned within the fee of corruption and to prosecute offences on the authority of the Attorney-General.
Signing the invoice on the Flagstaff House in Accra, Akufo-Addo mentioned his hope and expectation was that the institution of the workplace can be an vital step within the collective dedication to root out corruption in Ghana.
He mentioned corruption was a serious bane within the growth of Ghana, “and hopefully, this office would make sure that public officials, past and present, were held to account for their actions.”
He added that corrupt acts would now not go with out investigations.
The institution of the OSP is likely one of the key marketing campaign guarantees of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). (Xinhua/NAN)