THE Public Accounts Committee has heard that Savenda Management Services has refused to pay the advance and performance guarantees, after being paid $3,734,716.85 but failed to complete the construction of Lusitu Irrigation Scheme. And PAC chairperson Warren Mwambazi says the Committee will propose that companies like Savenda are blacklisted from conducting business with government because their conduct is not befitting as they are queried in perpetuity with different Ministries. The latest Auditor General’s report indicated that on February 26, 2016, the Project entered into a contract with Savenda Management Services Limited for the construction of Lusitu Irrigation Scheme in Chirundu at a contract sum of US$4,254,630, which was later revised to US$4,626,492.07. The delivery period of 12 months commenced on…...

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