Daniel Yao Domelevo, the Auditor-General has appealed to President Akufo-Addo, over interfering by Board Chairman Prof. Edward Dua Agyeman.
The petition, 27th of July, 2018 asked the President to interfere in the against the law interferences by the Board Chairman of the Ghana Audit Service whom the Auditor-General accusing of manipulating the procurement processes among others.
Mr. Domelevo’s petition also claim that the Chairman and his associates of clothing themselves with powers to direct and control him unconstitutionally.
He is solemnly promise himself that he will not obey any unlawful instructions from the Board, including existing and new decisions that are not in agreement with the Constitution.
The letter contains ten points which leveled a number of allegations against Prof. Dua Agyeman including manipulating the procurement process, attempting to commission an audit, interfering with audit process and “unlawful circulation of audit circulations”.
It cited an example when he wrote to the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) for approval to do top secret tendering in accordance with Section 38 of the Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663).
He supposed, on the other hand, that the Board Chair instructed two of his subordinates- Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu; Deputy Auditor-General and Ebenezer Aglomasa, a Procurement Officer “to put back the approved firms with his choice” after approval was obtained from the PPA.
He stated that this was done without his knowledge and without going back to the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) to alter the list originally accepted, the letter stated and claimed that: “The Chairman admitted to the crime with the reason that the law did not exist during his tenure of office as Auditor-General.
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