Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC)

The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) and its partner-CSOs have petitioned the Ministry of Finance to furnish them with information on single source and restrictive tendering contracts from which the savings of GH¢2.75bn were made as disclosed in the Finance Minister’s presentation of the 2019 Mid-Year budget review of the government to the Parliament of Ghana.

The coalition is requesting for a detailed information relating to the projects that resulted in the savings of the aforementioned amount for the country.

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“Giving that, the savings was allegedly attained through a thorough scrutiny is contracts that were either sole-sourced or procured through restrictive tendering, it is imperative for these contracts to be made public to aid an appreciation of government’s commitment to value for money and the protection of the public purse,” the petition said.

To the coalition, their request
is in accordance with the provisions of Article 21(f) of the 1992 Constitution.

“Also, the Public Procurement Authority is obliged to publish the restrictive tendering and single source procurement contracts on its website, and our interest is in only those contracts from which the savings were made,” the petition said.

Below is a copy of the petition:

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