Mahama: We’ll support SP Kissi Agyebeng to succeed

John Mahama says he is quite hopeful that the 43-year-old lawyer will live above reproach in the fight against corruption

The former president John Dramani Mahama has called on the general public to support the Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng, in the fight against corruption.

Speaking in a radio interview as part of his tour of the Eastern Region on Tuesday (12 October), Mahama said he is quite hopeful that the 43-year-old lawyer will live above reproach.

“If President Akufo-Addo keeps exonerating his appointees engaged in corruption, the act will never stop. The government must take steps to stem corruption in the country.

“We have a new Special Prosecutor. Looking at how he has started his work, we are all hopeful that he will fight corruption… and all of us will support him to do his work,” Mahama told Koforidua-based Sunrise FM.

Listen to excerpts of Mahama’s interview on Sunrise FM:


Meanwhile, the Canadian government has pledged to support the Office of the Special Prosecutor to fight against corruption in the country.

The Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, Kati Csaba gave the assurance when she paid a courtesy call on Agyebeng on Tuesday 12 October.

Canadian High Commissioner and Agyebeng
Canadian High Commissioner and Kissi Agyebeng

“Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ms. Kati Csaba has paid a courtesy call on Ghana’s Special Prosecutor (SP), Kissi Agyebeng. Ms. Csaba has assured the SP of Canada’s willingness to support the OSP in the fight against corruption,” the OSP tweeted after the visit.

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