Benjamin Mensah, GNA
Accra, Jan.16, GNA –
There is no govt assignments deserted in the Biakoye District of the Oti
Location, Ms Ease and comfort Akua Attah, the District Main Executive (DCE), on Thursday
informed a General public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) hearing in Accra.
Rather, functions are
ongoing on the projects, stalled for deficiency of funds, but have recommenced, and
are at many levels of completion.
Mr Samuel Anim, the
Civil Engineer for the District, verified that there was no abandoned task
there, except just one, which was a Ghana Schooling Belief Fund (GetFund) task.
“For now, we don’t
have any about a 12 months in the past we had just one, which was a GETfUND Job. We did not
abandon them. They were stopped for lack of resources,” Mr Anim explained, including that
in all, there were about 10 ongoing projects.
The team from the
Biakoye District was at the PAC hearing to respond to queries on the Auditor
General’s Report on the management and utilisation of District Assemblies
Typical Fund (DACF) and other statutory resources for 2015 and 2016.
Among the the infractions
the District was cited for were deserted tasks, payments devoid of supporting
documents, unsubstantiated payments, un-retrieved imprests, unpresented payment
vouchers and payment for contracts without monitoring reports or certificates
for performs performed.
It came out that the
District experienced responded satisfactorily to the infractions, which was confirmed
by the Audit Service with corresponding files.
confirmed that subsequent observation confirmed that the District Assembly was complying with a
recommendation to obtain certificates or monitoring reports prior to payments are
produced for contracts.
The Committee agreed
to an charm to create paperwork not obtainable at a later on day.
When the Committee
wished to know in which to lay blame on why a
Local community-Based mostly Wellbeing Planning and Products and services (CHIPS) compounds, which
began at Bumbala was relocated to Nkonya, the Audit Company spelled out that it
was a end result of deficiency of owing diligence from the Assembly.
In accordance to
officers of the Service, the Assembly need to have made the decision, alongside one another with the
neighborhood, on where by to construct the well being facility.
members and the Main gave the internet site, and thereafter there was dispute involving
the Main and his loved ones. As a result, the project was stopped, repackaged and
relocated to Nkonya.
The Committee also
queried the Assembly on why it unsuccessful to get hold of a Value Extra Tax bill of
8,217 to which it responded that they could not be located at the time of the
audit, and was not pointed out in the letter inviting it for the hearing.
The Committee agreed
for the Assembly to furnish it with those documents at a afterwards date.
The hearings, which
began past Monday operates through to Monday, January 20, 2020.
Assemblies in the
Better Accra and Jap locations have had their turns, and January 17, 2020 is
preset for assemblies in the Western and Western North locations and January 20
for some technological universities, for the period ending 31st December
The Central Region,
which could not affirm its attendance on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been
The Community Accounts
Committee of Parliament is made up of not a lot more than 25 associates and is chaired by
a Member who does not belong to the bash which controls the Executive branch
The duty of the
Committee is to study the audited accounts exhibiting the appropriation of the
sums granted by Parliament to fulfill the general public expenditure of the Authorities as
presented to the Dwelling by the Auditor-Common.