January 15, 2020

At the ongoing public hearing of the Public Account Committee (PAC) three Assemblies Ningo-Prampram, Waija-Gabwe and Ga Central are supposed to reappear before the Committee next week Tuesday 21st of January 2020.

It came out  that the Committee was not satisfied with answers provided when the three Assemblies from the Greater Accra Region showed up on Tuesday, to be examined on the utilization of the Common Fund and other statutory funds.

Whiles some Assemblies gave unsatisfactory answers to the committee, others were not current on the 2015 report of the Auditor-General and were asked to go and prepare adequately and come back to face the Committee.

Meanwhile, the following Assemblies who had questions to answer did not show up at the public hearing of PAC; La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly, Adentan Municipal Assembly, Shai Osudoku District Assembly, La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, Ada West District Assembly, Ada East District Assembly, Accra Metropolitan Assembly and Ga East Municipal Assembly.

Chairman of the Committee revealed that letters were sent to the Coordinating Councils for onwards transmission to the affected Assemblies.

“We do not see the reasons why they should not be here; we are issuing warning for them to appear before the Committee today”.

Checks conducted by Ghanamps.com revealed that as at the time the committee adjourned its meeting, the MCE of Adenta Municipality had showed up at the Committee sitting.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanadistricts.co