The Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum has disclosed the contract awarded to Blue Grass Group Ltd for the supply of Kapek Scientific Mathematical sets to WASSCE candidates has been terminated after a breach of contract.
Speaking on the floor of Parliament, Dr Osei Adutwum said the contract signed last year by the former Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh was terminated as a result of non-performance on the part of the supplier.
He said the termination was done in line with Section 24 (1a) of the General Conditions of Contract.
The Ministry of Education on October 11, 2019, signed a contract with Bluegrass Group Limited to supply a total number of 853,009 Kapek Scientific Mathematical instruments prescribed by WAEC at a unit cost of GH₵75.
The contract, the Bosomtwe Member of Parliament told Parliament was amended and signed by both parties on October 22, 2020, to extend the deadline for the submission of the mathematical Instruments to January 19, 2021.
According to him, the Messrs Bluegrass Group Limited was able to supply 416, 060 scientific mathematical Instruments to the tune of GH₵31,204,500 out of a total quantity of 853,009 units to be supplied per the contract.