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I Didn’t Think Properly Before Entering Into Sputnik V Contract-Health Minister Revea

Following the ongoing Parliamentary probing into the Sputnik V purchase, the Health Minister, Kweku Agyeman Manu has admitted to not seeking Parliamentary approval before attempting to procure the vaccines. The Health Minister admitted to his mistakes when Parliament summoned him on Monday 19th July 2021 for interrogation. Answering the question on why he made the decision to procure the vaccine without seeking Parliament's approval, the Health Minister who appeared before a nine-member bi-partisan committee stated

Parliamentary Probing of ‘Overpriced’ Sputinik V Deal Continues

The Parliamentary Committee probing of the overpriced Sputnik V vaccines deal continued on, Monday July 19, 2021. Recall that the Minister of Health, Mr. Kwaku Agyemang Manu justified the deal which was government’s decision to acquire the Sputnik COVID-19 vaccines at about two times the price on the international market with claims that it was facing difficulties in acquiring the vaccines directly from the manufacturers. The minister explained that the current procurement price at hand wasn’t the intention of the

Controversial Sputnik V vaccine Contracted Terminated-Agyeman Manu Discloses

Minister of Health Agyeman Manu disclosed to a bi-partisan Parliamentary Probe Committee that the Russian Company contracted by Ghana's government for supply of some 300,000 doses of overpriced Sputnik V vaccine have terminated the contract. The Minister, appearing before the Committee in Parliament on 15th July 2021 said the contract was terminated because the Russian company couldn't supply the country with the vaccine like it promised. He revealed that the company has already supplied the country with 20,000 of the

Sack Agyeman Manu Over Messy Sputnik-V Vaccine Procurement Deal-Kpebu

A Private Legal Practitioner, Martin Kpebu has charged President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo to sack Ghana's Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu. He noted that the Health Minister hasn't exercise caution in handling the procurement of the Sputnik-V vaccine for the national inoculation exercise. This comes after a Norwegian news tabloid reported that Ghana has requested to purchase 3.4 million doses of the Sputnik-V vaccine through two businessmen who are selling it to Ghana at $19 per dose instead of $10 per dose on the
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