OccupyGhana® has been following the story broken by award-winning journalist, Manasseh Awuni Azure and JoyFM, of the alleged donation of a Ford Expedition vehicle to the President by one Djibril Kanazoe, a Burkinabe private contractor.
A little education here with respect to Justice Dotse commenting on the supreme court judgement on the deletion of NHIS card bearers from the electoral register.
Code of Conduct for Judges and Magistrates in Ghana, Rule 3(9)(b):
On cocoa, we may never know the actual difference between how much we produce and how much and Côte d’Ivoire produces. This is because of the rampant unchecked (or uncheckable) borderless smuggling that takes place between us. Anas showed it to us. It’s arbitrage: whichever country pays more to farmers, wins the day.
Note the following from the attached pictures:
1. 6th August 2015 – Ministry of Transport issued the Payment Voucher, which showed that Smarttys was to be paid from the “Consolidated-Annual Budget Funding Amount- ABFA.” Those specific funds had been allocated to the “Ghana Railway Development Authority” for “Railway Infrastructure Development,” specifically for “Construction-Western Corridor Rail Project activities;”
Below is a scanned document representing an invitation extended to Occupy Ghana by Parliament.
We at OccupyGhana believe that governance is often about priorities, especially when the country is not too rich. Leaders have to know how and what to prioritize for the benefit of our people.
We have seen that when the Deputy Minister of Transport wrote to the Ministry of Finance on 8th July 2015, to pay GHS3,649,044.75 to Smarttys, declaring that “the rebranding… has been completed,” there was no contract and there was no Public Procurement Authority approval.
We have taken due note of the President’s invitation to Ghanaians to name for him, persons in his government who are corrupt, so that he deals with them.
Ace Ankomah, one of our leading members and a lawyer, grants a phone interview and explains further what we have uncovered so far on Joy News’ edition of NewsFile
As we have seen, the Ministry of Transport’s 28th July 2015 letter to the Public Procurement Authority to approve both the sole-sourcing of the Smarttys Contract and the contract sum in excess of GHS3.6m, was full of lies.