January 20, 2020

Chairman of the Public Account Committee, Dr. James Kluste Averdzi has given hint that Assembly officials who spend lawmakers’ common fund without their knowledge would be surcharged.

He said this in an interview after it came out during the ongoing Public Account Committee hearing in Parliament House that most of the Assemblies use the MPs Common Fund without consulting the MPs.

“We would apply the rules to ensure that officials involve refund the money into the MPs account, that conduct is unacceptable”, he lamented.

Meanwhile, the committee is expected to conclude its hearing on the 2015/2016 Auditors Report on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com