Chief Executive Officer of Public Procurement Authority (PPA) A.B Adjei has been suspended following a documentary titled “contracts for sale” by freelance journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni. President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo has referred the allegations to CHRAJ and the office of the Special Prosecutor.
— Manasseh Azure Awuni (@Manasseh_Azure) August 22, 2019
In Manasseh Azure Awuni’s latest expose, ‘Contracts for Sale, PPA boss was said to have established his own company under the name Talent Discovery Limited incorporated in June 2017 which has won some government contracts through restrictive tendering.
According to revelations In the 46-minute video, it also emerged that the company was engaged in the sale of contracts and was ready to sell one worth a ¢22.3 million to a non-existent entity during an undercover investigation.
A press release form the seat of government read, “The president of the republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has suspended form office with immediate effect the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Mr. AB Adjei. The President has also notified the Chairperson of the Board of the PPA to ensure that, Mr. Adjei hands over his office expeditiously to Mr. Frank Mante, the Deputy CEO of the PPA” excerpts of the statement.
Full statement below
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