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AWAG pays courtesy calls on EOCO boss, introduces six new executives (PICS)

President of the Association of Women Accountants, Ghana (AWAG), Patience Mawushie Dzikunoo together with six (6) other executive members paid a courtesy call on management of the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) at its headofficein Accra.

The visit, according to the President was to introduce the new executives and to familiarize the team with the scope and functions of EOCO.

It was further to identify the areas of collaboration and ways in which AWAG could support EOCO in the fight against economic and organised crime in Ghana.

On her part, Executive Director of EOCO, COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah welcomed the delegation and congratulated them on their appointment.

She noted that she had served in several capacities with the current President and therefore had no doubt that the Association was in great hands.

COP. Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah noted that EOCO already works closely with some of the institutions where some of the executives worked professionally.

Some of them included the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Ministry of Health, National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Controller and Accountant Generals’ Department (CAGD) and KPMG.

This association would therefore build closer collaboration between these institutions.

Following a presentation on the objects, functions and activities of EOCO, there was an active discourse between the executives and the management of EOCO on matters arising and for the delegation to seek further clarification.

The team, impressed by the functions and activities of EOCO, enquired about the sources of funding for the Office.

The Executive Director mentioned that the Office is funded by the Government of Ghana and also enjoys support from both foreign and local partners.

She concluded that it is her hope that the relationship between AWAG and EOCO continues even as they execute their various mandates to build a better Ghana in the financial and economic space.

AWAG is an association of Chartered Female Accountants formed in 1994 with membership from recognized accounting bodies in Ghana, including ICA Ghana, ACCA and CPA.

They aim to attract more females into the accountancy profession and promote continuing education, intellectual growth and professional knowledge for their members.

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