The Daily Statesman – 100 officials face possible surcharge

…for recovery of stolen funds.

The Auditor General is said to have issued more certificates of Indebtedness to individuals towards the recovery of state funds which they directly or indirectly caused its wrong utilization, bringing the total to more than 35.

The GNA quotes an official of the Legal Department of the Auditor General’s office to have said about 100 cases are being processed to determine which ones to be considered for surcharge.

The certificates covers those involved in cash irregularities and failure to account for state funds.  The offenders are required to refund the money with interest in line with the prevailing Bank of Ghana interest rate.

CHASS happy about free SHS

…charges headmasters to ensure its success

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools has commended the Akufo Addo led New Patriotic Party government for the Free Senior High School policy which is scheduled to take off from next week.

According to CHASS, the policy is a huge relief since they would no longer have to go through the daunting task of collecting school fees.

Cecilia Kwakye Cofie, President of CHASS, said this during its 15th annual conference held in Ho, in the Volta Region.

She stated that parents are not the only stakeholders excited by the policy.

Oil resources would be used judiciously – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has assured that Ghana would judiciously use its petroleum resources to the benefit of all Ghanaians.

According to the President, as a modest oil producing country, we are at a stage whereby we can use it well, if we adopt best practices.

He said this, yesterday, when the Norwegian Ambassador to Ghana, Gunnar Andreas Holm, presented his letter of credence to him at the presidency.


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