President Akufo-Addo has charged the newly sworn-in governing body of the Office of the Special Prosecutor to do all within their power to assist the Special Prosecutor and his Deputy to achieve the statutory ends that Ghanaians expect of the office, which is to fight and eliminate corruption from the public space.
Addressing the nine-member Governing Body of the Office of the Special Prosecutor after administering the official oath and the oath of secrecy, President Akufo-Addo said even though it has taken a bit of time to fully constitute the entire Office of The Special Prosecutor, it is better late than never.
The President directed the officers to uphold their offices with esteem to bring end to corruption in the public money.
He added that he is confident in the group of people who have been assembled to constitute the board and that he looks forward to assisting them with all his support to get their budget implemented.
In a response on behalf of the OSP governing body, Linda Ofori Kwafo said she and her colleagues will do all within their power to abide by the provisions of section 6(1) of the OSP Act 2017, (Act 959) as the go about performing their duties.
She pledged that the board is looking forward to discharging their functions to ensure that corruption is minimized in Ghana.