The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has reported the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) to the Special Prosecutor, Martin ABK Amidu.
A statement from the Presidency said the President said the President has referred the allegations relating to potential acts of corruption to the Office of Special Prosecutor “for their prompt action.”
He has also referred those involving a conflict of interest to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice CHRAJ) and those
The corruption claims came in an investigative documentary conducted by former Multimedia Journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, titled “Contracts for Sale”
Meanwhile, the Chairperson of the Board of the PPA has been tasked “to ensure that Mr AB Adjei hands over his office expeditiously to Mr. Frank Mante, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the PPA.”
In the documentary, Mr. Boateng was said to have established his own company, Talent Discovery Limited incorporated, in June 2017 which won some government contracts through restrictive tendering.
The company was in turn selling the contracts to will individuals as revealed by Manasseh Azure Awuni’s sting operations.
From the documentary, Talent Discovery Limited was ready to sell a contract worth a GHc22.3 million to a non-existent entity.
Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.Com