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"MOI paid GH₵151,500 to senior management/supporting staff as a Covid-19 risk allowance" - Report

The Auditor-General has revealed that senior management and other supporting staff of the Ministry of Information paid themselves GH₵151,500 as a Covid-19 risk allowance.

According to the Auditor General's report, the said payment was in relation to coming to work during the lockdown period.

It is also emerging that the payment was done without approval from the Chief of Staff.

The Auditor General's report further hinted that the Ministry of Information paid allowances of GH¢811,800.00 without adequate supporting documents.

It added that there were no activity or program reports to support and authenticate the allowances paid.

Below is a copy of the report:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith



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