The Minister for Justice and Attorney-General (AG), Godfred Yeboah Dame has encouraged the recently sworn-in individuals from the leading group of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) to proclaim their assets.
The AG was talking at the swearing-in of the leading body of the OSP on Tuesday, 21 June 2022, in Accra.
He approached individuals the board to proclaim their assets as per Article 286 of the 1992 constitution, which expects that public office holders announce their resources.
The AG likewise focused on the critical results of the fizzle
“I entreat you to be mindful of the duties and liabilities of a member of the board under section 7 of Act 959.
“A violation of this provision will result in cessation of your membership on the board,” the AG said.
He added: “May I also remind you of your very important obligation to declare your assets in accordance with article 286 of the Constitution as well as the disclosure of interest obligation under section 10 of Act 959, whenever a member of the board has an interest in any matter coming up for consideration. Faithful adherence to these simple duties holds far-reaching implications for your record in public life.”