Acting Education Minister, Karl Samuda today disclosed that going forward the Education Ministry will be reviewing fortnightly all projects awarded by the Ministry.
This disclosure follows yesterday’s revelations contained in the Auditor General’s report.
Among the findings were several breaches of procurement guidelines and due diligence at the Education Ministry.It also says the Ministry entered into contracts with the Caribbean Maritime University without following due diligence procedures to ensure it received value for money.
Minister Samuda spoke this morning at a post cabinet press briefing.
Minister Samuda assured that with the new monitoring mechanism no further breaches will take place.
He was speaking at a post Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House in St. Andrew this morning.