Minority calls for probe into GH¢68.5m expenditure on WASSCE 'pasco' Photocopying

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Pulse-gh March 5, 2024 8:39 a.m.

Minority calls for probe into GH¢68.5m expenditure on WASSCE 'pasco' Photocopying

The Minority in Parliament has raised concerns over the alleged misappropriation of GH¢68.5 million in funds purportedly spent on photocopying past questions for West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) candidates in 2020 and 2021.

He expressed disbelief over the purported cost of photocopying, stating,"A photocopy to cost GH¢78 per paper, GH¢59.10 per paper, totalling GH¢68.5 million, what are we doing? According to Adutwum, in 2020, the government procured 568,755 past questions to aid students amidst the challenges posed by the pandemic.

The Ministry of Education is under fire for allegedly incurring costs of GH¢33.6 million in 2020 and over GH¢34 million in 2021, both through single-source procurement..

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