Thursday 22nd August, 2019
Accra, Aug 22, GNA – President Nana Addo
Dankwa Akufo Addo has directed that the conflict of interest allegation made
against the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority
(PPA) should be referred to the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative
Justice (CHRAJ) for investigation.
A letter to CHRAJ, signed by Nana Bediatuo
Asante, Secretary to the President, said “I am directed by the President to
refer to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, allegations
of conflict of interest made against Mr. Adjenim Boateng Adjei, Chief Executive
Officer of the Public Procurement It Authority, in a documentary titled,
‘Contract for sale, A Manasseh Azure Awuni Investigation,’ aired on Joy News TV
on 21 August 2019.”
It called for expeditious action on the
matter and was copied to the Vice President, the Attorney-General and Ministry
of Justice and the PPA CEO.
Mr. Adjei, has meanwhile, been suspended
from office pending the investigation.