Suspension and blacklisting of company [GACC in the News]

The Public Procurement Authority had “suspended and blacklisted” Markyei Company Limited “from participating in any government project or tender” in the country.

According to a notice published on the PPA’s website (https://ppa.gov.gh/) on September 22, 2021, the PPA has “suspended and blacklisted” Markyei Company Limited for a period of one (1) year. 

The PPA notice stated that the sanctions commenced on August 11, 2021 and will last until close of business on August 11, 2022. 

According to the procurement ombudsman, it has suspended and blacklisted Markyei Company Limited for submitting “fake PPA Supplier registration certificate, in a tender by the Department of Feeder Roads (DFR) for resealing and upgrading of roads in the Kwahu East and South and Birim South District, Eastern Region.” 

The Public Procurement (Amendment) Act, (Act 914) prescribes the “Suspension of a supplier or consultant.” In Section 22A (1) (b), the PPA may suspend a supplier or consultant from engaging in any public procurement or disposal process for a period determined by the Board… “where it is determined after a special audit or by a court, that a tenderer is engaged in corrupt or fraudulent practices.”

Source: https://ppa.gov.gh/supplier-suspension-and-blacklisting/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=supplier-suspension-and-blacklisting

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