Legal practitioner and Chairman of the Electronic Communications Tribunal, Mr Kissi Agyebeng is most likely to become the next Special Prosecutor (SP), barring last-minute changes.

All things being equal, Mr Agyebeng will replace former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu if his nomination and approval go through.

Mr. Amidu announced his resignation as a special Prosecutor on the 16th of November, 2020, citing political interference by President Akufo-Addo for his decision.

Profile of Kissi Agyebeng

Mr. Agyebeng is a private legal practitioner who has argued numerous cases before the Superior Courts of Ghana and has also been engaged in several international business transactions.

He is also a lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law, teaching and researching into criminal law, international humanitarian law, international law and corporate law.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Ghana and two Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (Marine and Environmental Law) and Cornell Law School (Corporate Law and Securities Regulation).’

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