- John Boadu has defended the act whereby some contractors buy contracts
- He stated that it was not a crime to buy contracts
- According to him, the initial contractor could have been busy thus the decision to sell it to another
The General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu, has defended the act whereby some contractors buy contracts.
According to him, "buying a contract from a contractor who cannot execute it isn't a crime."
Speaking in reference to the suspended Public Procurement Authority boss, AB Adjei, he said it may happen that the contractor might have other things doing, therefore, selling to other equally competent persons is in the right direction just as outright sale of contract is no crime.
Beyond that, Mr. Boadu indicated that subcontracting is not a crime in this country.
"When did selling of contracts become a crime," he asked.
Social media users have reacted differently to the comments by the New Patroitic Party secretary, John Boadu.
All Good simply asked for God's forgiveness for wrongly judging former president Mahama.
Kovor said this was simply an indication that the PPA boss would be cleared of all charges leveled against him.
Gregory said subcontracting was not a crime but the PPA boss was not supposed to use his position to award contracts.
Frederick said subcontracting is not synonymous to buying and selling.
Mepaa said if it had happened under the NDC, he would have said something different
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