Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has submitted to parliament for approval a loan agreement of $28 million pending consideration by the Finance Committee.
This is for the purchase of 275 vehicles for members of the 8th Parliament.
Parliament has also approved a $200milion World Bank loan to buy covid-19 vaccines.
The amount which was approved on Tuesday July 6 will also be used to cater for other activities to strengthen the health system.
A report by the Finance Committee indicated that out of the 200million, $137.15million will be spent specifically on vaccine procurement.