Ayine v Amidu case calls for an amendment of mandatory retirement law – Kwaku Azar

Law Professor, Prof. Kwaku Asare, has called for an amendment of the mandatory retirement law following a landmark ruling.

This came after the Apex court of the land dismissed a suit challenging the eligibility of the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu to hold public office despite attaining the mandatory retirement age.

But according to the Democracy & Development Fellow in Public Law and Justice at CDD‐Ghana, “It is logically unpleasant for a DPP to be retired mandatorily at 60 only to be appointed to another public service prosecutorial position for a fixed term.

Read his opinion below:

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