President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Mr Daniel Domelovo as the new Auditor-General.
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A letter signed by the President's Chief of Staff, Mr. Julius Debrah, said his appointment too effect from 23rd December, 2016.
The letter went on to add that Mr. Domelovo has to confirm his acceptance of the appointment by Wednesday, 28th December 2016.
“His Excellency the President, John Dramani Mahama, acting in consultation with the Council of State, accordance with Article 70 of the 1992 Constitution, has appointed you as Auditor-General with effect from 23rd December, 2016.”
“Until the approval of the Report of the Prof. Boandoh Committee on Emoluments, the salary and allowances payable to the facilities and privileges available to you shall be indicated in the Prof. Ewurama Addy Committee Report”
“The provisions of the Article 146 of the 1992 Constitution relating to the removal of from Office of a Justice of the Superior Court of Judicature Shall apply to you.”
This is the third high level appointment the President is making after he lost the 2016 election to his rival, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo.
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Mahama has been under heavy criticism by the incoming New Patriotic Party government for appointing a new Commissioner for the Commission of Human Right and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) as well as the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE).
Mr. Domelovo before this new position was a director at the Controller and Accountant General's department.