- Auditor General Daniel Domelevo's stated that he has no political alliances
- He's revealed that his outfit has begun issuing certificates of indebtedness to public officials
- Some critics of his appointment have decided to comment former president Mahama for appointing him
Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo, Ghana's Auditor General, has stated that his alliance lies not with any political party, but rather that everything he does, he does for the good of the Ghanaian people according to Ghana's Constitution.
Mr. Domelevo, Ghana's current Auditor General who was offered and sworn into office by the erstwhile Mahama led administration during it's final days in office, has stated that his alliance lie squarely with the constitution of Ghana.
Speaking in an interview where he revealed that his outfit had begun issuing certificates of indebtedness to private and public servants who've misappropriated state funds.
According to the Auditor General, four certificates of indebtedness have already been issued and served to the public servants they're intended for, while he continued that he would be issuing another seven certificates before the close of the day.
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“My allegiance is to nobody but the Constitution of Ghana. Let me assure you that we (Audit Service) are not operating under political influence,” he said speaking to the media.
The move by the Auditor General to issue certificates of indebtedness sees the use of article 187, clause 7 B, of the 1992 constitution come into effect for the first time since the writing of the constitution a quarter century ago.
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Being one of three last minute appointments made by former president Mahama after his defeat at last December's general elections, Mr. Domelevo's appointment came into heavy criticism from political parties and some members of the general public.
Eight months on critics of Mr. Domelevo's appointment seem to have changed their minds on the issue. Speaking to Joy News, private legal practitioner Ace Ankomah has stated that he has changed his mind on the issue. He stated that former president Mahama ought to be commended for appointing the new Auditor General.
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