Acting Auditor-General organises retreat for 2020 reports

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The Acting Auditor General, Mr. Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu, organised a two-day retreat for selected staff and members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in Accra to discuss the 2020 Auditor-General’s report laid before Parliament.

This was in respect of Article 187 (6) which charges Parliament to “debate the Report of the Auditor-General and appoint where necessary, in the public interest, a committee to deal with any matters arising from it”.

Parliament’s Standing Order 165 (2) has thus assigned the PAC to examine the audited accounts of government showing sums granted by Parliament to meet public expenditure and of such other accounts laid before Parliament.

The retreat, dubbed: “Presentation of 2020 Auditor-General’s Reports with PAC”, was to share ideas and chart ways to strengthen good governance, transparency and accountability.

Reports presented at the retreat were; Performance Audit Report of the Auditor-General on Regulating Reclamation Activities at Small-Scale Mining  SitesPerformance Audit Report of the Auditor-General of Adoption Services by the C.A.A and Department of Social Welfare, Report of the Auditor-General on the Consolidated statements of foreign exchange receipts and payments of the Bank of Ghana for the year ended 31 December 2020.

Others were; Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana: Public Boards, Corporations and other statutory Institutions for the period ended 31st December, 2020, Report of the Auditor-General on the Accounts of Districts Assemblies for the year ended 31st December 2020.

The rest are; Report of the Auditor-General on the Pre-University Educational Institutions for the year ended 31 December 2020Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana, Technical Universities and Polytechnics for the year ended 31st December 2020, Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana, Ministries, Departments and other Agencies for the financial year ended 2020 and Report of the Auditor-General on the Consolidated fund Accounts of Ghana 2020.

Reports are available to download.