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General News of Sunday, 23 February 2020


A Plus seeks procurement information on 307 ambulances from Minister

A Plus and Mavis Hawa Koomson A Plus and Mavis Hawa Koomson

Musician turned political activist Kwame Asare Obeng aka A Plus has made a formal request to the Special Development Initiative Minister, Hawa Koomson, requesting information on the recently purchased and distributed 307 ambulances by the Akufo-Addo government.

A Plus, acting through his lawyer Nii Kpakpo Samoa Addo, is asking for direct information on the procurement process used for the purchase of the ambulances.

“We write to request for information in relation to the purchase and insurance of the 307 ambulances purchased by the Government of Ghana through your Ministry.

“Our client has directed us to request as follows:

1. What was the procurement process used in procuring the 307 ambulances.

2. If the government resorted to single-source tendering, we would like to request for a copy of the approval from the Public Procurement Board pursuant to section 40(2) of the Public Procurement Act, 2003, Act 663 and also the bid tendered in by the company.

3. If the government resorted to sole-sourcing, we would also like to know the company which won the contract.”

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