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Question Finance Ministry for 1,800 MASLOC cars, not me – Adwoa Safo

Minister of Procurement, Adwoa Safo

The Minister of State in charge of Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has denied her outfit’s involvement in the procurement of some 1,800 vehicles by the Micro Finance and Small Loans Centre [MASLOC]. According to her, she was not engaged in the process of procuring the said vehicles from Detrox Impex Company Limited, the company that allegedly sold the vehicles to ...

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China lauds gov’t for improved procurement practices

The Chinese Government has applauded President Nana Akufo-Addo and the Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo, for what it says is their commitment to protecting the public purse. The Chinese Government also said it was excited about the gains made by the Ghanaian Government in the area of public procurement ever since it assumed office ...

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Sole sourcing contracts reduced by 37% in 2017

The NPP government has announced that it has reduced sole sourcing by 37 percent within its first year in office. The figure dropped from 622 requests in 2016 to 394 requests in 2017. This means there was a 228 drop in the number of sole sourced contracts applied for within the one year period. President Akufo Addo disclosed this during ...

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Accra to host West Africa procurement; supply chain & logistics convention

The 2017 edition of the West Africa Procurement, Supply Chain, Transport & Logistics Convention is scheduled to take place in Accra in two weeks’ time. The two-day event, organized by South African giants TS Capital (PTY) LTD, with support from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, will be held at The Ghana Academy of Arts & Sciences on July ...

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We’ll resolve procurement infractions – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated government’s resolve to ensure that procurement infractions that occurred under Former President Mahama’s government never happens again. According to him, public procurement has been strengthened with the inception of new structures such as the Due Diligence Unit, Procurement Audit Unit among others at the Procurement Authority to enhance value for money in all ...

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Adwoa Sarfo named minister of state in charge of procurement

Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya, and Deputy Majority Leader, Adwoa Sarfo, has been appointed a Minister of State at the presidency in charge of Public Procurement. Her name was among a list of four new ministers of state at the presidency/ministry that was presented to Parliament for vetting and approval. The other three ministers of state appointed include, Minister ...

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