Founding President of IMANI Africa, Mr Franklin Cudjoe has wished the Special Prosecutor well as he commences investigations into high profile corruption allegations in the country.
His comment comes after the Office of the Special has said it has started investigations into the alleged improper acquisition of state lands by the late former Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (Sir John).
A statement issued by the OSP on Thursday May 26 said “The Office of the Special Prosecutor has commenced full investigations into suspected corruption and corruption-related offences in respect of alleged improper and unlawful acquisition of state lands at the Achimota Forest enclave and Ramstar catchment at Sakumono in Accra by former Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie alias Sir John (Now deceased) and other persons.”
The OSP has also charged the nominee for the position of Chief Executive of Juaben Municipal Assembly Alexander Kwabena Sarfo Kantanka with 26 counts of corruption.
According to the OSP, the charges are in respect of corruption arising out of two public elections conducted in September and November 2021 for the confirmation or otherwise of his nomination.
Reacting to to this in a tweet, Mr Franklin Cujode said “Our new Special Prosecutor is certainly on wheels. We wish him well.”
By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana