Policy|Security of supply center
Prime Minister Sanna Marin (sd) said on Saturday in the spring of 2020 that Lounema said she would take full responsibility for what had been done at the IGC.
Security Center (IGC) former director Toni Lounema says In an interview with Ilta-Sanomat that he still believed that the government wanted to make the IGC and the perpetrator of failed mask deals. Lounema said earlier as well To the evening newspaper feels that he has been unduly held accountable for the situation.
Lounema describes to Ilta-Sanomat that the government wanted to “clean up the matter in a situation where it had not even been clarified what had actually happened”.
Prime minister Sanna Marin (sd) said Saturday In the spring of 2020, Lounema said that he would take full responsibility for the IGC’s procurement.
“I remember very well the words of the then CEO. He himself said at the time that he would take full responsibility for what had been done at the IGC, ”Marin told reporters on Saturday.
Marin also pointed out that Lounema had resigned as a result of the IGC herself.
Read more: Prime Minister Marin: The Lounema of the Security of Supply Center resigned itself
Lounema, on the other hand, has said he did not see any options for resigning.
According to Lounema, he worked as the Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy Jari Gustafsson told him by telephone that the director of the IGC would be replaced by a decision of the Government session, unless Lounema himself resigned.
The resignation was also preceded by Prime Minister Marini’s announcement that Lounema would no longer enjoy his confidence.
“If there is a position like the IGC’s CEO appointed by the Prime Minister’s General Assembly, then if the Prime Minister who is chairing the Prime Minister’s session declares that there is no trust, then it must be understood that it does not exist,” Lounema says in the IS case.
In November at the beginning, it was reported that the management of the Security of Supply Center would not be charged with the failed mask deals in March 2020. Prosecutors said the procurement rules were violated, but it was not intentional.
According to the preliminary investigation material published by the police, the IGC leadership felt that the pressure from the ministers had influenced the decision to acquire the masks without sufficient information.
#Security #supply #center #Security #Supply #Center #Resignation #option #Marin #announced #lack #confidence