The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has announced its intention to provide the public with a comprehensive update on the ongoing investigation into the actions of former Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Dapaah, upon conclusion.
The investigation centers around allegations of suspected corruption and corruption-related offenses, specifically concerning the alleged theft of significant sums of money and valuable items from her residence in 2022, purportedly carried out by two house helps.
The OSP on Monday arrested Cecilia Abena Dapaah and conducted a search in her official residence as sector Minister at Cantonments and her private residence at Abelemkpe in Accra, where the said theft reportedly took place between July and October 2022. Since the announcement of the arrest and the subsequent search in her residence, there have been varied media reports about the work the OSP is doing.
Some have demanded explanations and briefing from the OSP on what has been reported.
In an official statement by the OSP, “The public will be briefed on the outcome of the investigation when it is concluded, including any further steps the Office may take,” it read.
Below is the full statement by the OSP: