Former Attorney General, Nii Ayikoi Otoo, has clarified his comments regarding the call made by Dormaahene, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyeman Badu II, for the government to enter a nolle prosequi in the case involving Assin North Member of Parliament, James Gyakye Quayson.
Mr Otoo stated that his words were misrepresented and that he never agreed with the chief’s call.
In an interview with Classfmonline, Mr Otoo explained that his response was in relation to a question about whether the Attorney General could make an administrative or political decision based solely on the fact that someone had won an election.
He emphasised that an Attorney General cannot act on such a sensitive matter independently and would need to engage in broad consultations within the party, including presenting the issue to Cabinet.
Mr Otoo clarified that his comments were not in support of the Dormaahene’s calls and that he was merely discussing the factors that would need …