President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday commissioned and distributed the 307 ambulances recently procured to help augment operations of the National Ambulance Service (NAS) and since then social media have been buzzing with netizens wanting to know the amount used in purchasing all the vehicles.
Well, it seems their question has finally been answered as the Minister for Special Development Initiatives, Mavis Hawa Koomson, has revealed that each of the 307 new ambulances commissioned was procured at $133,000 which is equivalent to GHC740,810.
So in all, the 307 ambulances cost $40,831,000 which is 227,428,670.00 Ghanaian Cedi in its equivalence.
According to her, the amount for each of the ambulances includes all procurement processes and insurance.
“Each of the ambulances cost $133,000 with two years warranty and full premium insurance being handled by a local company,” the Minister revealed on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme Wednesday, January 29, 2020.