The 2016 Management and Utilisation Of District Assemblies’ Common Fund and Other Statutory Funds report published by the Auditor General has revealed that an amount totaling GH¢70,173,645.97 was lost to the State as a result of financial irregularities.
This figure represents a 32% rise of GH¢16,955,282.83 over the 2015 figure of GH¢53,218,363.14.
iWatch Africa’s research also revealed that Cape Coast South MP, Ricketts Hagan failed to account for GH¢100,160.00, a figure which was part of the MPs Common Fund.
Below is an infographic report and recommendations by the Auditor General;
Credit: Policy and Content Strategist | Gideon Sarpong | iWatch Africa