- A group of concerned Ghanaian citizens has sued their government over its plans to sale 70% of the national telecommunications company to UK telecoms giant, Vodafone.
The group wants the court to revoke the entire deal in the interest of the country, its spokesperson Bright Akwetey said. Mr. Akwetey's group is also asking the court to dissolve the created Enlarged Ghana Telecom because no such company exists. Enlarged Ghana Telecom was created to effect the sale of the national telecom.
Ghanaian government said the US $900 million deal was aimed at saving the already ailing Ghana Telecom from collapsing. The deal, whose faith lies in the hands of parliamentarians, has been attracting widespread opposition in the West African country.
The concerned group said it wanted to know the bidders of the deal, their offer, who evaluated the bids and why Vodafone had won.
The group is also demanding for the revocation of the 3 July agreement for the sale of Ghana Telecom to Vodafone International, order for a true and faithful inventory of Ghana Telecom and truthful and faithful revaluation of the company.
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