Kelni GvG saved Ghana Ȼ327m – Ursla Owusu
The Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has disclosed that the controversial Kelni GvG contract has so far saved Ghana some 327.3 million cedis.
Mrs Owusu-Ekuful made the revelation when she appeared before parliament to provide answers in relation to the work of Kelni GVG, a company that was awarded an $89m contract to independently monitor the revenue of telecommunication companies.
According to the minister, the company has been able make considerable gains in the area of fraud management.
“The Fraud Management component has from the inception to end of July 2020, made tax savings of over GHS 327.3 million”, she said
She said the platform is expected to save more money in the coming years.
“Over the life of the contract, the CP is expected to deliver tax savings of approximately GHS 799.6 million.”
The minister had failed for the third time to appear parliament on Wednesday, August 8, to answer questions filed by Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampam, Sam George on the contract.
Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Oquaye, was compelled to her a 48-hour ultimatum to come to the house and answer the questions.