The Government has announced the lifting of embargo on new contracts.
It has also announced the lifting of the Memorandum of Understanding and appointments within state agencies, ministries and departments.
The embargo was imposed in December 2020 during the transition period after President Nana Akufo-Addo was re-elected.
A letter from the Presidency, signed by the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, to all the various MMDAs, announced the lifting of the embargo.
It disclosed that “the Appropriation Act became effective on 31st March, 2021 and as a result the directive on the embargo placed on entering into contractual obligations of financial nature which this Office issued by its letter No. SCR/DA555/555/01 dated 21st December, 2020 ceases forthwith.”
Below is the letter