The Appointments Committee of Parliament will this morning vet Kissi Agyabeng as Special Prosecutor.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Clerk of Parliament to the Appointments Committee.
The Attorney-General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, nominated the law lecturer and private legal practitioner as a replacement for Martin Amidu, who resigned from the position in November last year.
The Office of the Special Prosecutor has the mandate to investigate and prosecute all suspected corruption and corruption-related offences as pertaining to public officers, politically exposed persons, and persons in the private sector alleged to have been involved in any corruption and corruption-related offences.
Mr Agyabeng, was called to the Ghana Bar in October 2003 and holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Ghana, as well as Master of Laws (LLM) degrees from Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada, and Cornell Law School, USA.
He has, since 2006, been teaching Criminal Law at the University of Ghana, whilst engaging in private law practice.