May 14, 2018
Chairman of the Public Account Committee of Parliament (PAC), Dr. James Klutse Avedzi has come to the aid of a revenue collector at the Nkwanta South Municipal Assembly, Hebedzi Ayetor after pocketing revenue collected and an embargo was place on his salary.

According to the chairman of the committee, placing embargo on his salary is not the way to go as the officer in question would find other ways and means of surviving.

Mr. Hebedzi Ayetor the officer in question earned a salary of eight hundred Ghana cedis (GHc 800) and for the past eight month he had not been receiving his salary.

The Assembly consequently instructed his bank to withhold his entire salary. The chief finance officer of the Assembly, Ebenezer Afetogbor appearing before the committee revealed that the officer was indicted in the 2015 Auditor General’s report and has then be demoted to a messenger.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/