May 30, 2024

Governs Kwame Agbodza, MP-Adaklu

In adherence to the provisions of Section 18 of the Right to Information Act 2019 (Act 989), Ing. Kwame Governs Agbodza, the representative of the Adaklu constituency and Chief Whip of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) caucus in the Parliament of Ghana has initiated a formal request for information regarding the Bank of Ghana’s new headquarters building currently under construction at Ridge in Accra. The request letter, authored by Mahama Ayariga Esq., representative of Bawku Central constituency in Parliament on the NDC ticket, seeks clarity on various aspects related to the project.

The letter addresses the following points:

  1. Procurement and Construction Process: The requestor seeks information on the procurement processes involved in constructing the new Bank of Ghana headquarters. They also seek to know the names of the contractors, consultants, and project managers involved in the project.
  2. Financing Arrangements: The letter inquires about the financial arrangements in place for the construction of the new headquarters building, which aims to enhance the Bank of Ghana’s infrastructure.
  3. Cost and Scope of Works: The request seeks details on the cost, scope of works, bill of quantities, and projected start and completion dates for the new headquarters building.
  4. Land Procurement: The requestor seeks information on the acquisition of the land on which the new headquarters building is being constructed. Specifically, they inquire about the procurement process, price, arrangement, and the entity from which the land was acquired.

The formal request for information underscores the importance of transparency, accountability, and adherence to the Right to Information Act. The designated timeframe for response is set at 7 working days from the date of the letter, reflecting a commitment to timely and lawful disclosure of the requested information.

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