Gov’t defends appointment of Adwoa Sarfo as Minister of Public Procurement

Addressing a press conference at the Information Ministry, the Minister of Information Mustapha Hamid said the President wants to prevent wastage in the system.

 

Addressing a press conference at the Information Ministry, Hamid said the President wants to prevent wastage in the system.

“Part of the President’s determination to get a hold on national expenditure is the reason why he has appointed a Minister of State in his office responsible for procurement whose responsibility will be to ensure proper value for money procurement. It is generally agreed that the biggest source of wastage is through public procurement. An expert in procurement law has therefore been nominated to take care of the business of fleecing the state through public procurement.”

Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya, and Deputy Majority Leader, Adwoa Sarfo, was on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, appointed a Minister of State at the presidency in charge of Public Procurement.

Her name was among a list of four new ministers of state at the presidency/ministry that was presented to Parliament for vetting and approval.

The other three ministers of state appointed include, Minister of State at the Office of the President, Brian Acheampong, Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture, Nurah Gyeile and Minister of State at the Ministry of Education in charge of Tertiary Education, Kwesi Yankah.

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