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GRA-SML contract: Akufo-Addo receives KPMG's audit report

By Vincent Ashitey
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President Akufo-Addo President Akufo-Addo has received the audit report conducted by KPMG into the revenue mobilization contract between the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Strategic Mobilisation Ghana Ltd (SML).

The Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin announced on Wednesday, April 3, that the report was submitted to the President on Wednesday, March 27, and President Akufo-Addo is currently reviewing its contents.

He said President Akufo-Addo is currently studying the findings of the audit report and will, in due time, communicate his decisions to the Ghanaian public.

“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 27th March 2024, received from KPMG its report on the audit conducted, at the behest of the President, on the transactions between the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Strategic Mobilisation Ghana Ltd (SML). President Akufo-Addo is studying the findings of the audit report, and will, in due course, make his decisions known to the Ghanaian people.”

The decision to commission the audit by KPMG was made on January 2, 2024, following concerns raised about the contracts between GRA and SML. C

Consequently, President Akufo-Addo instructed the Ministry of Finance and GRA to halt the execution of the contracts until the audit report was completed, including any pending payments stipulated in the agreements.