Zoomlion Ghana reacts to AG report

BY: Graphic.com.gh
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The Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited says it has done no wrong as claimed in the 2018 Special Audit report of the Auditor General on disallowances and surcharges.

The report asked the company and previous and current Chief Executive Officers of the NHIA to refund some GH¢ 400 million.

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But in a press release issued by the Communication Directorate of Zoomlion has denied any wrong doing.

It has therefore called on the general public and media to exercise restraints and caution in any discourse on the issue.

"The surcharge and disallowance certificates were served on the company which we disagreed with and have appropriately appealed against it at the High Court in accordance with law."it said.


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"Without preempting the ruling of the court in the appeal, the Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited wishes to assure the public that, the company believes it has done nothing wrong."

It added that the company’s contracts in the areas of disinfestation as a preventive health measure have been with the Ministry of Health and all works have been duly executed and paid for.

Bellow is the full statement

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ZOOMLION RESPONDS TO MEDIA REPORTAGE ON AUDITOR-GENERAL’S REPORT

ACCRA; January 07, 2019:

The attention of the management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited has been drawn to media publications about the 2018 Special Audit report of the Auditor General on disallowances and surcharges, asking the company and previous and current Chief Executive Officers of the NHIA to refund some GH¢ 400 million.

The surcharge and disallowance certificates were served on the company which we disagreed with and have appropriately appealed against it at the High Court in accordance with law.

Without preempting the ruling of the court in the appeal, the Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited wishes to assure the public that, the company believes it has done nothing wrong.

Zoomlion’s contracts in the areas of disinfestation as a preventive health measure have been with the Ministry of Health and all works have been duly executed and paid for.

The Management of Zoomlion Ghana Limited wishes to reassure its stakeholders and the general public that it had done no wrong and calls on the general public and media to exercise restraints and caution in any discourse on the issue.

Zoomlion Ghana Limited is a responsible Corporate citizen which works ethically with integrity. We believe in the rule of law and the judiciary to bring finality to this matter.

For further clarification, please contact
Communication Directorate

About Zoomlion Ghana Limited

Zoomlion Ghana Limited has over the past 12 years been at the forefront of providing integrated waste management solutions and ensuring that Ghana is clean, green and healthy.

Over, this period the company has built experience, capacity and logistics to serve the country in the areas of waste collection, public cleansing, liquid waste disposal, medical waste treatment, composting and recycling as well as managing landfill sites.

By dint of hard work and excellent service delivery, the company has won several awards both local and international, and has operations in other countries including Angola, Zambia, Togo, Equatorial Guinea and Liberia