Investigate fraudulent PDS contract - US Embassy insists

Investigate fraudulent PDS contract - US Embassy insists

- The United States embassy in Ghana has called on government to conduct a thorough investigation into the PDS contract

- According to the United States that would help establish the full facts surrounding the nitty-gritty of the 'fraudulent' contract

- The Press Attache of the US Embassy in Accra, Ms Naomi Mattos, called for theinvestigation to be made

The United States of America (USA) embassy in Ghana has called on the government to conduct a thorough forensic audit into claims of fraud regarding its contract with Power Distribution Services (PDS).

According to the United States that would help establish the full facts surrounding the nitty-gritty of the 'fraudulent' contract.

The Press Attache of the US Embassy in Accra, Ms Naomi Mattos, yesterday in response to enquiries the Daily Graphic made regarding the suspension of the PDS contract by the government and its impact on the Compact II made the call for investigation.

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“The U.S. Government strongly encourages the Government of Ghana to conduct a thorough forensic audit into claims of fraud in order to fully establish the facts of the matter.

Only then can all relevant parties make a transparent and evidence-based decision in the best interests of the citizens of Ghana,” she said.

Ms Mattos added that the United States’ interest was in a transparent, well-run transaction that met international standards for private sector participation, investment and operations.

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In other news, 12-year-old Kheris Rogers made history at her young age when she became the world's youngest New York Fashion Week designer after she launched her clothing brand ‘’Flexin In My Complexion''.

After Rogers was humiliated in school, during an assignment, when the students had to draw themselves and the teacher handed the shy dark-skinned girl a black crayon instead of a brown one, which reinforced undercurrent discrimination against her skin tone.

Kheris Rogers was the darkest of all them in her class at the time, in a class of African American students.

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