Former accountant of RGD in the grips of the law over a 163 thousand dollar theft

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A former principal Accountant at the Registrar General’s Department is in hot waters for allegedly defrauding the State by over US$163,510.00.

Mr. Tahiru Haruna, according to the Auditor-General’s report, transferred the amount from the Registrar General’s account into his private account in 2014 contrary to the country’s financial regulations.

He is currently assisting the security agencies in their investigations.

The Auditor-General’s Report also faulted the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) and its former Chief Executive Officer, Sylvester Mensah for making unauthorised payments to waste management firm, Zoomlion.

According to the report, the NHIA, under the tenure of Sylvester Mensah made a payment of GHȻ111,401,650 to Zoomlion without following due processes.


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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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