Leader of the Special Monitoring, Evacuation and Operation Team of Operation Vanguard, Nana Yaw Boadu has admitted that a number of equipment seized by his outfit can’t be accounted for.

He has, however debunked reports that about 500 seized excavators were missing from various yards at which they were kept.

According to Mr Boadu, the excavators and other equipment seized by his team were kept at various yards including Oyarifa, Aviation, Tema, Obuasi, Abelemkpe, Tarkwa and other yards across Ghana.

Speaking on Adom FM morning show, Dwaso Nsem‘s anti-corruption segment Fabewoso, Mr Boadu explained that efforts were being put in place to bring all the equipment and excavators under one yard.

“At a point in time, we received stories of missing excavators and decided to bring all of them together to make identification by owners easy,” he said.


Nana Boadu revealed that about 138 excavators had been assembled with efforts underway to bring about 32 from other yards but admitted some excavators are missing and others had been sold to unauthorised persons.

Nana Boadu appealed to Ghanaians and excavator owners to provide relevant documents to facilitate investigation processes.

Meanwhile, Mr Mensah, an excavator owner revealed how his two excavators seized only for him to be asked for GHS50,000 as a precondition for its.

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