Zoomlion did nothing wrong in receiving NHIA payments for work done

Ghana's biggest waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited has vehemently refuted accusations and allegation it wrongfully received monies from National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).

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According to a statement released by the company Monday, "it wishes to assure the public that, the company believes it has done nothing wrong".

The statement also reiterated that the Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited has done no wrong and call on the general public and media to exercise restraints and caution in any discourse on the issue.

Some previous and current Chief Executives of the NHIA have been asked by the Auditor-General to refund in total some monies totaling GHc400 million they paid to Zoomlion during their tenures.

The Auditor General believes the monies were wrongfully paid to the waste management company.

But Zoomlion in a statement insisted it has done nothing wrong.

Read full statement below:

ZOOMLION RESPONDS TO MEDIA REPORTAGE ON AUDITOR-GENERAL’S REPORT 

ACCRA; January 07, 2019: The attention of the management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited has been drawn to media publications about the 2018 Special Audit report of the Auditor General on disallowances and surcharges, asking the company and previous and current Chief Executive Officers of the NHIA to refund some GH¢ 400 million. The surcharge and disallowance certificates were served on the company which we disagreed with and have appropriately appealed against it the High Court in accordance with law. 

Without preempting the ruling of the court in the appeal, the Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited wishes to assure the public that, the company believes it has done nothing wrong. Zoomlion’s contracts in the areas of disinfestation as a preventive health measure have been with the Ministries of Health work have all been duly executed and duly paid for. 

The Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited wish to reassure its stakeholders and the general public that it had done no wrong and call on the general public and media to exercise restraints and caution in any discourse on the issue. 

Zoomlion Ghana Limited is a responsible Corporate citizen which works ethically with integrity. We believe in the rule of law and the judiciary to bring finality to this matter. 

For further clarification, please contact 

Communication Directorate 

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