Ghana’s President suspends top official for selling contracts

The man tasked with the responsibility of ensuring transparency in the award of government contracts in Ghana has been suspended by the President, Nana Akufo Addo. Adjenim Boateng Adjei has been unmasked in an investigative piece by journalist Manasseh Awuni Azure selling contracts for huge sums. The investigation by the freelance journalist revealed how Mr Boateng Adjei set up a company named Talent Discovery Limited (TDL) to win many government contracts through restrictive tendering. His company was exposed to have selling contracts to individuals who did not even have the…

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