A Joy News Hotline Documentary has highlighted how projects originally awarded for 81m million cedis using oil resources, turned 395 million cedis after completion.
Delay and deliberate stalling of the projects have been cited by the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) as a strategy by some stakeholders to make more money.
According to the PIAC, the delays allow for variations in the original costs.
In 2017, there were 21 roads that were awarded in the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern and Volta regions. Over 81 million cedis of oil money was used.
By the time the projects were done, they cost the taxpayer over 395 million cedis, Executive Director of PIAC, Dr. Steve Manteaw has claimed.
In 2011, the government awarded the rehabilitation of the Bremang-UGC and Sepe Dote main road to Kofi Job Company limited. The original contract sum was over 4.9 million cedis.
By the time the project …