The Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame has initiated prosecution against former Minister for Works and Housing under the Mahama administration, Alhaji Collins Dauda.
Mr Dauda and three others are standing trial for willfully causing financial loss to the state over the Saglemi housing project.
According to court documents filed by the AG, the erstwhile administration paid the contractor a whooping $179 million for a $64 million work done.
Executive Chairman of Construtora OAS Ghana Limited, the company that executed the project, Andrew Clocanas has been charged in court alongside former Works and Housing Ministers Collins Dauda and Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah.
They are joined in court by former Chief Director of the Ministry Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu and Tetteh Angelo, the majority shareholder of Ridge Management Solutions DWC-LLC.
They are facing a total of 52 charges including intentionally misapplying public property, willfully causing financial loss to the state and issuing false certificates.