File photo of government V8 vehicles
The Presidency is demanding the return of some 38 state vehicles sold to some personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces who served under the John Mahama-administration.
All personnel who bought the said vehicles as “their end of service benefit,” have been given up to September 7 to return same to the Military High Command for a refund of their monies.
“All documents relating to the sale/purchase of the vehicles should be provided to enable refund to be effected,” a letter from the presidency to the Chief of Defence Staff sighted by 3news.com stated in part.
Dated August 6, 2018, the letter explained the military service personnel were not entitled to “such [end of service] privilege”, which the presidency said is accorded to political appointees”
According to the presidency, the vehicles though sold to the personnel, were again listed as part of those handed over to the Akufo-Addo government by the Mahama government.
The names of all the 38 soldiers, their service number, unit and the vehicle they bought have been sent to the Chief of Defence Staff for action.
They vehicles are Toyota Camry, Toyotal Corolla, Toyota Avensis, Hyundai Accent, Hyundai i10 and Nissan Sentra.