Not even top Google developers would quote $66 million for the software; IT expert sheds provides details on the SSNIT software deal

Not even top Google developers would quote $66 million for the software; IT expert sheds provides details on the SSNIT software deal

- Maximus Ametorgoh, an IT expert, is convinced that a local developer could take less than $1 million for the project

- Five persons are currently under investigations with regard to the transaction

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An Information Technology (IT) professional has asserted the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) could have secured the software they required for less than $ 1 million.

Not even top Google developers would quote $66 million for the software; IT expert sheds provides details on the SSNIT software deal

Maximus Ametorgoh, a software developer

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The purpose of the software was to help in the networking of all branches of SSNIT.

He went on to say that for SSNIT to agree to pay $66 million for the software stimulated lots of questions. Information currently available indicates that the amount is $72 million, and not $66 million as widely publicized.

Maximus Ametorgoh added that SSNIT manages the accounts of about 990,000 contributors. To him, a local developer could have used less than $1million dollars to execute the task.

SSNIT’s board of trustees, led by Dr. Kwame Addo – Kufuor, has contacted the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) to conduct investigations into the matter.

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Five persons are currently being questioned in a bid to shed light on the finer details of the transaction.

SSNIT has however explained that the amount involved was expected to cover other transactions as well.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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