The Chief Executive Officer of the Bluegrass Group Ltd, Kwadwo Darko-Mensah popularly referred to as Onasis has been arrested by agents of the National Investigations Bureaus (NIB) to the security agency assist in an ongoing investigation.
The famed businessman an an adrdent sympathizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party is going to assist the NIB in investigation over a very serious matter.
Sources has it that, Mr. Darko-Mensah Onasis who is the Local Agent of an international company, Cornfield Group Ltd that was given a contratct in 2019 to deliver a total of eight hundred and fifty-three thousand (853,000) pieces of mathematical sets at a cost of ¢75 per unit by the Ministry of Education in September 2019 which never did as they were tasked.
The 853,000 mathematical sets were supposed to be given to students for the 2020 WASSCE.
Because of this WASSCE timeline, the contract was treated as “urgent” and sole-sourced without any form of bidding in September 2019 to the company.
In addition, the mathematical sets contractor Bluegrass Limited was granted a free tax waiver of $3.6 million by the government on the recommendation of Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Education Minister.
The aforementioned explained circumstances is allged to be the main cause of his arrest.
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