NPP government accused of inflating price of buses from $75K TO $175K

NPP government accused of inflating price of buses from $75K TO $175K

A former security coordinator of the Metro Mass Transit Company (MMT) is alleging that government has inflated the price of buses purchased for the company.

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According to Lawal Fuseini there was massive corruption in the procurement of the MMT buses.

He opined that a bus worth $75,000 was inflated to $175,000.

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Mr. Fuseini in an interview with YEN.com.gh said, the Chinese Company selling the buses had initially pegged the price of each bus at $75,000 “but when we took the contract document, we realized that the amount was even 100% more than was quoted to be the cost of the buses”.

He alleged that the government bloated that contract up to about $175,000 for a bus, instead of the $75,000 price quote on the company’s website.

He also alleged that government did not consult anyone at Metro Mass before buying the fleet of vehicles.

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Meanwhile, the former MMT security coordinator has also petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) over alleged corruption in the procurement.

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