Reports has that some heavy equipment purchased for the various Municipal, Metropolitan and District Assemblies (MMDAs) were last month released to president John Mahama’s brother’s construction firm Engineers and Planners (E&P).
According to the documents available, the equipment were requested by the local government ministry on behalf of E&P for dredging activities in the capital Accra.
Sources of E&P have confirmed to Starr News the equipment was released to them, but insist the project was carried out pro bono in the wake of the June 3 flood disaster.
Documents signed by deputy local government minister Nii Lamptey Vanderpuije and intercepted reveal that 20 of the excavators and tractors were supposed to have been released to Ibrahim Mahama’s company in June this year.
Attached is the request by the ministry:
Meanwhile, E&P insiders have told Starr News per the agreement, government only fueled the equipment while the company took care of payment for its workers who worked on the dredging.
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