Deputy Special Prosecutor Ms Jane Cynthia Naa Torshie Lamptey has been asked to act as Special Prosecutor until a substantive one is appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo following the resignation of Mr Martin Amidu from the post.
Ms Lamptey is a lawyer of over 30 years standing at the Ghana Bar and former acting Director of Public Prosecutions.
Commenting on her new assignment, Chairman of the Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas, Dr Steve Manteaw said “Mad. Cynthia Lamptey, Acting SP I salute you. It’s a difficult task, we know, but we trust you to fulfill our aspirations.”
Her former boss, Mr Amidu resigned on Monday November 16, citing several reasons for his resignation.