The Attorney General has nominated legal practitioner and Chairman of the Electronic Communications Tribunal Kissi Agyebeng for the vacant position of Special Prosecutor (SP).
Starrfm.com.gh had earlier reported the law lecturer had been penciled for the job.
If confirmed, he will replace Mr Martin Amidu who announced resignation as a special Prosecutor on the 16th of November, 2020, citing political interference by his appointer, President Akufo-Addo for his decision.
Profile of Mr 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).