News In: NDC to hold Emergency Press Briefing today: Check timeNovember 19, 2020
The Opposition National Democratic Congress, will hold an emergency press briefing today November 19, at exactly 4:pm.
The event is expected to come off at NDC’s Party Headquarters, Adabraka and it will be broadcasted on major Television channels.
The Press Briefing comes on the wake of the resignation of the Special Prosecutor, Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu who according to him, the President has not safeguard the independence of his office.
This has generated into a national debate which both the New Patriotic Party(NPP) and the National Democratic CONGRESS(NDC) are taking sides on the matter.
Mr Amidu resigned from office on Monday 16th November in a letter to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Mr Amidu charged the president to find a suitable replacement for him.
“The one condition upon which I accepted to be nominated as the Special Prosecutor when you invited me to your Office on 10th January 2018 was your firm promise to me that you will respect and ensure same by your Government for my independence and freedom of action as the Special Prosecutor,” he stated.
Mr Amidu was nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as Special Prosecutor on January 11, 2018, and was subsequently approved by Parliament.
Source: Nana Kwame/ Smartandstuck.com