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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has suspended from workplace, with immediate impact, the Chief executive officer of the public procurement Authority (PPA), Mr. AB Adjei after he was unmasked in an exposé over the alleged sale of contracts.

Mr. Adjei, per fact-finding journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni’s latest peice, ‘Contracts purchasable, was said to have established his own company under the name Talent Discovery restricted incorporated in june 2017 which has won some government contracts through restrictive tendering.

In the 46-minute video, it additionally emerged that the company was engaged in the sale of contracts and was ready to sell one worth a ¢22.3 million to a non-existent entity during an undercover investigation.

A statement dated 22nd August 2019 and signed by Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugine Arhin noted that President Akufo-Addo has later on, referred the allegations involving conflict of interest to the Commission on Human Rights and administrative Justice (CHRAJ), and people with reference to potential acts of corruption to the workplace of Special lawyer, for their prompt action.

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