Vice president Mahamuda Bawumia said the e-procurement system would aim to increase efficiency, transparency and end corruption © AFP/Getty Images
Vice president Mahamuda Bawumia said the e-procurement system would aim to increase efficiency, transparency and end corruption © AFP/Getty Images

Ghana e-procurement system to save $100m

2 May 2019

Ghana claims to have become the first country in West Africa to establish an e-procurement system for public sector purchasing that will save an estimated $100m annually.

Vice president Mahamudu Bawumia announced the launch in Accra and said the rollout of the e-procurement system from June 2019 emphasised “the role of Ghana as a leader in digital innovation for Africa”.

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