Procurement Minister warns officials against sole sourcing

Procurement Minister warns officials against sole sourcing

- Hon. Adwoa Safo has cautioned officials from using sole sourcing to pillage state funds

- She says ministry will continue to investigate cases of abuse of state funds through sole sourcing.

- She says those found to have breached the Public Procurement Act will incur severe damages

Government's State Minister in charge of Public Procurement, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, has warned that officials to who breach government's procurement regulations will suffered heavy sanctions.

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Procurement Minister warns officials against sole sourcing

Procurement Minister, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo

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According to Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, government will be doing all it can to investigate instances where government officials abuse state funds by using sole sourcing to award government contracts.

Speaking at a summit held on Tuesday, September 3rd, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, the State Minister in Charge of Procurement urged government officials to strictly adhere to the Public Procurement Act in the course of their duties.

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The event, which was themed "Effective procurement as a tool for job creation", saw fellow Ministers, Head of Civil Service, Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority, and other professionals in attendance.

I must sternly warn that whoever will be found culpable will be dealt with in accordance with the law,” stressed Hon. Safo.

Furthermore, the Dome Kwabenya legislator stated that her ministry will continue to work with department heads, Civil Service, local government, and other stakeholders to make sure that proper structures were put in place to allow to ensure the proper functioning of public procurement in Ghana.

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