President Akufo-Addo has ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP) James Oppong-Boanuh to provide 24-hour protection for the former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu
The order comes after Martin Amidu disclosed that he was receiving death threats from some people following his resignation as the Special Prosecutor.
In a statement from the Director of Communication at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin said
The attention of the Office of the President has been drawn to claims by Mr. Martin Amidu, the former Special Prosecutor, of threats made against his life since his resignation from office. The President has, thus, directed the Inspector General of Police to provide Mr. Amidu immediately with 24-hour police protectionEugene Arhin
Additionally, Mr. Amidu has been asked to provide the police with details of persons who have issued him such threats.
The former Special Prosecutor is also encouraged to assist the police with details of persons who have made these threats against his life so that they can be dealt with in accordance with the laws of the countryHe added