Auditor-General recovers GH¢67million through disallowance and surcharge in 2018

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By: Enoch Darfah Frimpong

The Auditor General made progress in year 2018 in relation to Disallowance and Surcharge by successfully recovering a total of GH¢67million into government chest.

The total of GH¢67,315,066.12 which has been recovered into government chest followed the issuance of 112 Surcharge Certificates to individuals and organisations within year 2018.

The Auditor-General has since submitted its Special Report on the Disallowance and Surcharge as of December 30, 2018 to Parliament.

The report, which is in fulfillment of the provision of Article 187 of the 1992 Constitution was submitted to Parliament on December 31.

The report seeks to draw the attention of Parliament and the citizenry to progress made by the Ghana Audit Service on Disallowance and Surcharge after the landmark decision of the Supreme Court on June 14, 2017 (OccupyGhana vs Attorney General).

Source: Graphic Online


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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