Board of the Office of Special Prosecutor inaugurated

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has today, Tuesday 21st June 2022, inaugurated the second governing body of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP).

The inauguration was in accordance with section 5 of the OSP Act (Act 959).

The functions of the board are to: formulate policies necessary for the achievement of the object of the office and ensure the proper and effective performance of the functions of the office.

The board is also expected to advise the Special Prosecutor on the recruitment and selection of the Secretary and other senior staff of the Office; develop and monitor implementation of a code of conduct for staff of the Office.

It would also facilitate cooperation between the Office and relevant national investigative bodies to ensure the property and effective performance of the functions of the Office; and
advise the Special Prosecutor on any policy matters that may be referred to the Board by the SP.

Section 6(2) of Act 959 provides that the Board shall not interfere in the day-to-day functions of the Office.

Members of the board are representatives from the Ghana Police, the Audit Service, EOCO, FIC, National Security, and a female representing the Anti-Corruption CSOs.

Below are the members of the board


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