VP bungalow investigations reveals Amissah Arthur halted construction after price hike

VP bungalow investigations reveals Amissah Arthur halted construction after price hike

Further investigation carried out by The Finder Newspaper has revealed that former Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur halted the construction of the then uncompleted Vice Presidential residence after noticing that the price had shot up from $3.5 M to $13.9.

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VP bungalow investigations reveals Amissah Arthur halted construction after price hike

Former Vice President Amissah Arthur

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As of august 2014, Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL) reviewed the construction costs for the project upwards, at which point the project had caught the attention of former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah Arthur.

AESL revised the project's again in February of 2015, further increasing the project's costs. At this point, Vice President Amissah Arthur halted the construction of the Vice Presidential residence.

AESL revised the projected costs yet again in November of 2015, taking the envisioned costs up to $13 millon ($13,015,126.09).

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According to thefinderonline.com, AESL made more revisions to the project's costs in January 2016, at which point estimates went up to $15.7 million ($15,718,091).

In February 2016 AESL made another revision to the project estimates, this time the estimates were reduced from a $15.7 million, to $13.9 Milliom.

According to reliable sources - sources who also preferred to be quite - close to the former National Democratic Congress ()NDC), Consar Ltd was finally awarded the contract after AESL chose it from four companies, EnergoProject, Micheletti & Co. Ltd and Consar Limited and Barbissoti and Sons.

Consar was awarded the contract at the cost of $3.56million ($3,563,884).

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VP bungalow investigations reveals Amissah Arthur halted construction after price hike

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