Mr. Martin Amidu, the appointee for the Office of Special Prosecutor, has revealed that there was a breach of trust when he served under late Mills hence his resignation from office.
He made the remarks after he was asked whether he was sacked for insubordination under the late Mills.
Mr. Amidu stated that he offered to resign after a misunderstanding and wasn’t sacked as it has been widely reported in the media.
“Mr. Chairman, I can assure you that I was not dismissed for insubordination…there is a court judgement that stated that my dismissal was unlawful.”
The citizen vigilante added “so if anybody gives the impression that I was dismissed for insubordination, he should go to the court and read the judgment.”
According to him, the previous Atta Mills government was asked by the court to pay him a settlement salary which the previous government continued to drag its feet about paying.
He described the late Mills as a ‘’close friend’’ and he [Amidu] was his ‘’close confident and advisor’’.
The death of the late Mills he noted pained him and that was why I wrote a tribute in honour of his memory.
“Professor Mills was a very close friend and I was a close confidant and adviser and I’m saying that His Excellency Sir Bebako Mensah his secretary will tell you there’s no week he doesn’t send for me specifically until the thirteenth. I don’t know who asked him to call me and my brother’s wife and put those questions to me, that’s when I thought there was breach of trust so I told him I won’t serve you again. I said it that you asked me to come as a friend, if you don’t trust me as a friend I will not serve you again.
“…On the nineteenth, they announced that they had terminated my appointment then somebody goes and says my appointment was terminated for misconduct, so I went to court. That’s the situation, Bebako Mensah is alive, he was Ambassador to the Vatican, he was there, Martey Newmann was there, Bettey Mould Iddrisu was there, I was there. Bettey Mould’s husband and I continued talking, I have the emails here, don’t let us go there. That is why I wrote a tribute when Prof. died, it pained me that he died, Naadu (late President Mills wife) will tell you that we were very close even after the event. Prof. told people what he thought about being pressured to let me go.”