She notes that government has signed on to an open government partnership which enjoins it to make the report open and transparent to the general public to give meaning to its commitment to open government. Leaked copies of the report indicate the committee recommended the abrogation of contracts between government on one hand and Zoomlion, RLG Communications, and Goodwill International Group on the other hand, and also referred a number of GYEEDA officials to the Attorney-General for prosecution. Paul Victor Obeng, to review the original report of the five-member Committee, which was led by Mr. Ferdinand Gunn, and make further recommendations. Ms Dennis has however faulted the president for ordering a review instead of making the contents public.

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He said the findings of the P. He indicated that the GYEEDA report being circulated was not the final report and that it was rather a working report on which several changes were effected before the final report. President Mahama gave an assurance that he would publish the final report for Ghanaians to see the true report, noting that his decision to publish the report was part of his desire to ensure transparency and accountability in governance.

What is being circulated is not the final report. It is work in progress. What we have is different from what is being circulated,'' he said. Consequently, the President tasked his advisors to review the report and to advise him accordingly. Following that, the government came under intense criticism from a section of the public which demanded the prosecution of persons cited for financial malpractice in the handling of some modules under the GYEEDA. Touching on the Auditor-General's Report, President Mahama said the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice had set up a committee to look at the various Auditor-General's reports from till date.

He said the aim was to identify people who misappropriated state funds and prosecute them to serve as a deterrent to others. The President indicated the government's resolve to streamline public procurement to ensure transparency, adding that he had, for instance, given orders for a reduction in the number of procurement activities based on sole sourcing.

On CSOs, President Mahama stressed the need for them to be watchdogs and also see themselves as partners in development. He said CSOs should be neutral and be guided by the national interest, not that of their funding institutions.

The President suggested that CSOs must take up issues for research and make proposals to the government and indicated that the government would be encouraged to take the proposals if they remained nonpartisan. He said after the investigations, it should publish the report and indicate areas of disagreeement. The Executive Director of Imani Ghana, Mr Franklin Cudjoe, suggested to the President to consider the recommendation of a group that indicated that the government should discard its intention of building 10 teacher training colleges and channel the resources into expanding the existing colleges.

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The Gyeeda Report

The original and final report and action paper was released by the Ministry of Information and Media Relations on Wednesday, August 28, A draft copy was released earlier this month by the Young Patriots, a pro-New Patriotic Party NPP pressure group, after they accused President John Dramani Mahama of shielding some personalities who have been cited in the report. President Mahama had dismissed the draft copy released by the Young Patriots as "different from the final copy" though the pro-NPP group noted that theirs was a mild copy of the inordinate malfeasance at the Agency. Impossible is not a fact. It's an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration.


I’ll implement GYEEDA report – Mahama

Value for money rating scale definition The members of the Committee are: a. Ferdinand Gunn - Chairman Mr. Randolph Nsor-Ambala Member Mr. Kwami Edem Senanu - Member Mr. Mike K. Gabah Member.

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