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Auditor-General’s Report: Corruption Swallows ¢1.8bn In 2021

The 2021 Auditor-General’s report has unearthed irregularities amounting to GH¢1,080,913,824. It comprises tax irregularities, cash irregularities, indebtedness/loans/advances, payroll irregularities, stores/procurement irregularities, rent irregularities and contract irregularities. The A-G detected payroll irregularities amounting to GH¢5,583,498.00. Included in the total payroll irregularities was unearned salaries totalling GH¢1,501,740.00 paid to 146 officers of …

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Article: 2016 GH₵ 2.1 Billion Financial Irregularities Drops To GH₵ 1.1 Billion In 2021, Are We Making Progress?

The 2021 Auditor General’s (A-G) report indicates clearly that financial irregularities have significantly dropped from GHS2,165,542,368.14 in 2016 to GHS1,080,931,937.00 in 2021, representing over 50% reduction from the 2016 figure to the 2021 figure. Irregularities generally do not represent monies being necessarily stolen or having disappeared. It could also mean …

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OccupyGhana Requests Full Details Of Disallowance And Surcharge Certificates Issued By Auditor-General

Civil Society Group, OccupyGhana has requested full details of disallowance and surcharge certificates issued by the Auditor-General in respect of infractions committed by officials of public service institutions. The group further demanded evidence of service of the certificate on the persons surcharged, the date on which the certificate was transmitted …

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Johnson Akuamoah Sworn In As Substantive Auditor-General 

Mr Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu has been sworn in as the new Auditor-General by Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. His appointment takes effect from August 27, 2021, replacing Mr Daniel Yao Domelevo, the former Auditor-General. Before his appointment, Mr Asiedu was the Acting Auditor-General Vice President Bawumia, who administered the Oath …

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