A former Water Resources, Works and Housing Minister, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has been charged with causing financial loss to the state.
He has been charged in the Saglemi Housing deal for his role as the one who supervised the initiative at the time the project was approved by Parliament.
He has also been charged with intentionally misapplying public property.
The particulars of offences as captured by the Attorney-General accused the former minister of intentionally misapplying $200 million “by causing the said amount, which had been approved by the Parliament of Ghana for the construction of 5,000 housing units, to be applied towards the payment of 1,412 housing units under the Saglemi Affordable Housing Project.”
Mr. Dauda, the current Member of Parliament for the Asutifi South Constituency, is also bring accused of altering the original agreement for the Saglemi housing project without recourse to Parliament.
Also facing charges in the matter are four others; Kaku Agyeman Mensah, Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, Andrew Clocans and Nouvi Tetteh Angelo.