#ContractsForSale: Prez Akufo-Addo suspends CEO of Public Procurement Authority

Mr. AB Adjei, suspended PPA Boss

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has suspended from office, with immediate effect, the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Mr AB Adjei.

The suspension follows the broadcast of allegations made against him in an investigative documentary conducted by Manasseh Azure Awuni, titled Contracts for Sale.

A statement issued and signed by Eugene Arhin, the Director of Communications at the Presidency also disclosed that the President has subsequently referred the allegations involving conflict of interest to the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), and those relating to potential acts of corruption to the Office of the Special Prosecutor for their prompt action.

The President has also directed the embattled CEO of PPA to hand over expeditiously to Mr. Frank Mante, the Deputy CEO of the Authority.

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