The Minister of Communications, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah has debunked allegations by MP for Obuasi West, Kwaku Kwarteng that the ministry had fraudulently engaged Afriwave Telecoms to monitor international calls for auditing purposes.
According to Kwaku Kwateng, his suspicions stem from the fact that government had already contracted Subah Info Solution for the same job, resulting in a reduplication of contracts hence double- payment for the same job.
Dr. Omane- Bomah in response to the allegations, however, denied any such arrangement, maintaining that government has not contracted Afriwave Telecoms Ltd. to monitor international calls.
Dr. Omane- Boamah stressed that he has no personal interest in Afriwave Telecom Limited, adding that, to his knowledge, no money has been paid to Afriwave Telecom Ltd, hence no double- payment has occured.
The minister found it unfair that the MP for Obuasi West will alleged that he( the minister) personally asked telcos to grant access to Afriwave Telecom Ltd into their facilities, a mandate that is solely for the National Communications Authority.