Daniel Domelevo, Auditor-General

The Auditor-General has indicted the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) over GH¢192,000 allegedly paid to members and supporting staff of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism, Finance, and the Women’s Caucus in Parliament.

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The amount paid between August and December 2017, according to the report, is said to have comprised of honorarium, courtesies and protocols, special and sitting allowances.

However, the Auditor-General in its 2018 Special Audit Report of Selected State Institutions said management of GEPA could not substantiate the payments.

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“We requested management to provide justification to substantiate the payments totaling GH¢192,400.00 to the various Committee members, failing which the former ES and Director of Finance would be jointly held liable to refund the amount,” the report added.

Source: Ghana | Adomonline.com | Adwoa Gyasiwaa Agyeman