Home / TRENDS / Chairman Wontumi handed $45 million juicy cocoa road contract

Chairman Wontumi handed $45 million juicy cocoa road contract


Chairman Wontumi?fit=485%2C320&ssl=1Chairman Wontumi, Ashanti Regional Chairman, NPP

Mon, 30 Nov 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing NPP, Bernard Antwi-Bosiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, is allegedly involved in a US$45 million cocoa road project awarded to him by the Ghana Cocoa Board.

Some screenshots of documents cited online by GhanaWeb indicate that an engineering company with one Bernard Antwi-Bosiako as director registered early 2018 under the name Hallmark Civil Engineering Limited, will construct a 23km road in the Western North Region.

The COCOBOD approval letter addressed to the Managing Director of Hallmark Civil Engineering Limited reads: “We are pleased to inform you that Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has approved the award of contract for the Construction of Dadieso-Akontombra Road (km 4.00-26.30), Awaso-Asawinso (Bibiani Jn) Western North Region to your company. Terms of the contract are as follows: Contract Price: Forty-Five Million, One Hundred and Ninety-Nine Thousand, Five Hundred and Twenty Six Dollars, Ninety-Six Cents (US$45,199,526.96). Contract Period: Twenty-Four Calendar Months.”

The letter further indicated: “payments under this contract shall be made in [Ghanaian] Cedis at the prevailing average Bank of Ghana Exchange Rate at the time of payment.

Checks from the Registrar-General’s Department show that Bernard Antwi-Boasiko, assumed to be Chairman Wontumi, who is the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the incumbent NPP, is registered as the Director of the company.

One Doris Quainoo is also a Director of the company.

Constance Wiafe is the Secretary, while Eddie Nikoi Accounting Consultancy is the Auditor.

This US$45million cocoa road project awarded to a political party chairman, on November 12, just a few days to the December elections, has got social media buzzing.

Find below the COCOBOD letter of approval:


About choicenewsonline

Simon opoku Afriyie is a media pratctioner, work with otec fm, Educationist and the chief Executive Officer of of this Noble website Simon opoku Afriyie hails from Manso mem in the Amansie south district of the Ashanti Region. For any information contact me on 0240458530/0201417427 Or you can visit my Gmail address [email protected]

Check Also

Manso Nkwanta MP writes: There won’t be double taxation during implementation of e-levy

  The introduction of E-levy by the Government of the New Patriotic Party in the …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *