Share This Post

Top Stories

NADMO caused over 490k financial loss to the state

NADMO caused over 490k financial loss to the state
Listen to this article

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has caused financial loss to the state between 2019 and 2021, according to the Audit Service.

The most recent report from the Service claims that NADMO hired certain employees who lacked the fundamental credentials needed for their positions or who had them but were improperly promoted.

According to reports, the incorrect placement led to the overpayment of salaries amounting GH 492,143.88.

The Auditor General claims that this violates Section 7 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921), which mandates that a covered entity’s spending officer guarantee the regularity and proper use of funds allotted to that covered institution.

According to the Auditor-General, failing to do so results in the State losing money that could have been utilized to hire more people and lower unemployment.

In response, NADMO management claimed that they had no control over the appointment letters because they were distributed to the workers at NADMO Head Office.

The report also reveals that Edward Orstin Amoabeng, a NADMO employee at the Mampong office in the Ashanti region, and five other people who were given an 18-month study leave with pay that ended on April 23, 2019, in order to study in the Netherlands, failed to either report back to work after the leave officially ended or request an extension from management.

Management authorized the payment of unearned compensation of GH114,428.89 between May and November 2019 notwithstanding his failure to return to duty after several letters were sent to remind him.

Also read: AG’s Report: The Justices did their job – Titus-Glover

Despite his failure to return to duty despite a series of letters reminding him, Management approved the payment of his unearned salary totaling GH114,428.89 from May to November 2019.

The report directed the National Coordinator of NADMO to refund the money or face a surcharge.


Follow Clicks ‘n Likes On Facebook for more updates

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

%d bloggers like this: