DR Jim Belemu says he only signed the TFM contract valued at US$98,700,000 as a witness, arguing that the process was transparent with officials present. Dr Belemu, who is the local representative for TFM, wonders what was discreet about signing a contract at the Ministry of Health, which he describes as an open, public place. On Tuesday, the Public Accounts Committee heard that Dr Belemu was one of the four people present in former Ministry of Health permanent secretary Dr George Magwende’s office when the TFM contract was being signed. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of technical services Professor Lackson Kasonka told the Committee that a TFM representative “sneaked” into the Ministry and discreetly signed the contract with…...

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