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2021 KIA Christmas decor price lower than 2016 expenditure – Adom-Otchere

The Board Chairman of the Ghana Airport Firm Restricted, Paul Adom-Otchere, is preventing off claims of extravagant expenditure on Christmas decor on the Kotoka Worldwide Airport.

In response to him, he exhibited propriety within the buy of the merchandise for the yuletide in December 2021.

Mr Adom-Otchere, in an editorial on Accra-based Metro TV, defined that the viral photograph of an bill of GH¢82,000 for the Christmas tree inspirations doesn’t mirror the precise scenario on the bottom.

This follows social media response over the price of the inspirations on the Airport to the taxpayer, which many describe as outrageous.

However the GACL Board Chairman mentioned the inspirations at Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 initially price about ¢128,000.

He, nevertheless, recommended that the promoting firm, DPP Outside, determined to bear GH¢50,000 of that, leaving the State to pay about GH¢78,000.

“We didn’t use this bill, and folks have gone round and talked about the associated fee on this bill being the price of the inspirations. That’s completely mistaken as a result of this bill is the one which has 4 Christmas timber for GH¢84,000,” he mentioned on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

This, he mentioned, makes the associated fee far decrease than what was spent in 2016 on simply Terminal 2.

“In 2016, the spending on Christmas inspirations was GH¢120,000, and this was at only one terminal. In 2021, GH¢128,366 is the whole sum of money that was spent on two terminals; terminal 2 and terminal 3,” he mentioned on Good Night Ghana.

In the meantime, the Minority has intentions to file an pressing query to the Transport Minister on the procurement processes employed by the Airport within the acquisition of the Christmas timber and inspirations.