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"Me Twa Bi" - Special Prosecutor Says Jokingly On Live Radio

The Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng has hinted that despite the busy nature of his work, he still makes time to have a drink or two with friends and close associates.

According to him, although he does so, it does not have a reflection on him.

Speaking on an Accra-based radio station, the Special Prosecutor who was speaking Twi said Mew) ndamfofuo ah, y3 twa bi. Kwame, me twa bi paa nso en show w) meho"

The revelation by the Special Prosecutor got the host of the show, Kwame Sefa Kayi burst into laughter.

Responding to whether his work will be interfered with by the government or top officials based on his personal relationship, the Special Prosecutor hinted that he will not mix business with pleasure.

Mr. Agyebeng also rubbished claims that he is too young to hold the office of Special Prosecutor.

He further revealed that since he is bent on ensuring corruption is dealt with in the country, he will not succumb or be moved by certain utterances from critics.

The 43-year-old said "There was a slot for the position for Special Prosecutor and I gave the shot. I have 18 years of experience as a Lega Practitioner. The Special Prosecutor position stated clearly someone with 12-years and above experience and since I have gone past that, I am fit for the job"

"Take a look at the Attorney General, he is my age mate likewise the French President so if I were to be the President of Ghana at age 43, what shows, I cannot handle the office of the SP. I am not moved by the words of the former SP because he does not know me. Those who know me, know what I am capable of doing" he added.

Mr. Agyebeng hit hard on critics saying, he is learned, has the training, skills, and the expertise to work as the Special Prosecutor.

"I might be young but if you subtract 18 from 43, one is left with 25. This means I was called to the bar at such an age. I have spent most of my adult life working as a lawyer and have although taught as a Law Lecturer for 15-years"

Mr. Agyebeng revealed that some of the students he lectured at Legon currently hold positions such; High, Circuit, and District Court Judges.

"Let us learn to praise our own. Give us the job to do while we are in our youthful ages not when we are old"

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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith



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