Sputnik V procurement breaches: Agyeman Manu must be punished to deter others
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Sputnik V procurement breaches: Agyeman Manu must be punished to deter others


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The Executive Director for the African Centre for Health Policy Research and Analysis, Thomas Anaba, is calling for sanctions against the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, for failing to exercise good judgement during processes for the botched procurement of Sputnik V vaccines for Ghana.

Answering questions from the bi-partisan parliamentary committee probing the controversial Sputnik V vaccine procurement, Mr. Agyemang Manu admitted that he failed to seek cabinet and parliamentary approval before engaging a private individual for the procurement of Sputnik V vaccines for managing Ghana's COVID-19 cases.

The firm had earlier agreed to supply Ghana with 3.4 million doses of Sputnik V vaccines at the cost of $19 per dose instead of the $10 factory price.


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