BOST, EC and 6 institutions to face EOCO over procurement breaches

By Clement Edward Kumsah

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has dragged some eight government agencies to the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) and the Attorney General for possible prosecution after they allegedly breached procurement laws.

The eight, include National Petroleum Authority NPA, Ghana Airport Company Limited, Ghana Water Company Limited and National Lotteries Authority.

The rest are BOST, National Communications Authority, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and the Electoral Commission.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of the PPA, Agyenim Boateng Adjei,  the report on the eight agencies has been lodged with the EOCO and the Attorney General for further investigations and possible prosecution.