President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo has terminated the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei.

This follows recommendations from the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ).

CHRAJ after investigating Mr. Adjei found him guilty of conflict of interest in the performance of his duties at the PPA.

“The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, has, by letter dated Friday, 30th October 2020, terminated the appointment from office of Mr. Adjenim Boateng Adjei as Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), with immediate effect,” a statement signed by Eugene Arhin, Director of Communications at the Presidency noted.

Background

Mr. Adjei was investigated by CHRAJ for corruption and conflict of interest after he was accused of sidestepping procurement procedures for personal gains.

He was captured in an investigative piece put together by freelance journalist, Manasseh Awuni Azure in 2019.

Source: Citinewsroom

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