Mr Mark Agyemang, the Technical Manager for the Public Interest and the Accountability Committee (PIAC), has revealed that the Agyapa Royalties deal has been suspended.
Speaking to Starr News, Agyemang said the deal was suspended to allow broader consultations after several Civil Society Organisations raised issues concerning the deal.
According to him, the much-criticised deal was halted following a meeting with the finance minister on Wednesday.
He however was quick to add that the Agyapa Royalties deal is only on hold and will still be implemented as they want to engage with critics to understand the deal.
The Agyapa Royalties deal has widely criticised with many, including 15 civil society organizations calling for it to be halted.
On Tuesday, 15 CSOs held a press conference to call for for the suspension of the deal.