In a panel dialogue on Accra-based totally Starr FM which changed into monitored by using GhanaWeb, Caternor expressed surprise within the truth that the coronavirus PCR testing contract has turn out to be the concern of denials by using multiple ministers.
“each person is running far from this deal. absolutely everyone is afraid to mention who is behind this settlement. We recognize there may be a Nigerian businessman we've got read approximately who is behind it however you cannot fault him as a businessman. obviously, it changed into offered via a Ghanaian.
“no person knows who is behind this agreement. Very quickly, Ghana will be bought on the stock change and we'll not know who's selling it,” Caternor said.
Parliament’s Appointments Committee has currently requested 3 minister- designates about the agreement with Frontiers Healthcare services. All three have replied that they did now not have any understanding approximately the agreement.
the first was fitness Minister-designate, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, who instructed the committee that the company changed into reduced in size by means of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and that he as region minister on the time had no idea how the agreement became sealed.
Taking her flip, Minister-designate for overseas Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, additionally told the committee she become not consulted on the problem before the arrangement was installed region.
late last week Minister of Justice and attorney widespread-designate, Godfred Dame; confirmed that he additionally did no longer see the settlement. “Mr. Chairman, I’m now not inside the function to inform whether indeed it (the Frontiers agreement) become mentioned the workplace of the attorney fashionable.
“Even this afternoon i've indicated that the Agyapa agreement, we spoke about it significantly, i used to be no longer the one who worked on it due to the fact the attorney preferred assigns paintings as and when vital”, he defined.
Parliament has hinted that the presidential taskforce could be summoned to give answers at the debatable deal. the placement has been backed by using anti-corruption campaigners.
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