LOCAL NEWS: President Directs IGP To Provide Martin Amidu With Police Protection
President Akufo-Addo has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong Boanuh to provide the beleaguered Former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu with 24-hour police protection.
The directive comes in the wake of allegations by Mr. Amidu to the effect that threats had been made on his life.
The allegations were contained in an interview Mr. Amidu granted to a local radio station.
The allegation prompted a swift response from the presidency in the form of communication, directing the IGP to provide Mr. Amidu with security.
Below is the official communication posted on the Facebook page of the President's communication director, Eugene Arhin.
"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 protection.
"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 country ".
Story by Rodney Tsenuokpor