President Akufo-Addo Suspends CEO of Public Procurement Authority

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has suspended the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority, Mr. A.B. Adjei, from office with immediate effect.

This follows the broadcast of the allegations made against Mr. Adjei in an investigative documentary conducted by Manasseh Azure Awuni, titles “Contract for Sale.”

According to a press statement, issued and signed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Mr. Eugene Arhin, August 22, 2019, the President has referred the allegations involving a conflict of interest to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ).

He has also referred those involving potential acts of corruption to the Office of the Special Prosecutor for prompt action.

President Akufo-Addo has asked the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PPA to ensure that Mr. Adjei hands over his office, immediately, to Mr. Frank Mante, Deputy CEO, PPA.


Source: ISD (Rex Mainoo Yeboah)


Created: 23 August 2019
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