The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has formed a team of 9 senior officers to engage with the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) regarding access to the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS).
The OSP had requested access to GRA's operational systems in a May 2 letter, citing Section 73 of the OSP Act, 2017 (Act 959) which directs public institutions to cooperate with investigations.
In a memo dated May 30 and seen by ModernGhana News, the ICUMS Project Manager said "In order to engage with the OSP to understand the aspects of the operational system they require access to; the following officers have been nominated..."
The nominated officers include IT specialists, legal experts and those from the customs divisions at Tema and KIA.
Emmanuel Ohene, the Deputy Commissioner of Suspense at ICUMS will head the delegation.
The memo stated, "The scope of the engagement will centre around: Manifest Arrival and release, Revenue Compliance, ICUMS access.”
It added that the meeting with OSP will take place on Thursday, May 25 at the OSP premises in Accra from 0800 hours.
Find full copies of the Memo below;