Northern Region Assemblies fail to properly account for over GH¢12 million alloted funds [Infographic]

Tracking Government Expenditure- Northern Region Assemblies

iWatch Africa can confirm that over GH¢12 million committed to the 26 Assemblies in the Northern Region of Ghana was not properly accounted for.

Northern Region Assemblies fail to properly account for over GH¢12 million alloted funds (Detailed Report)

An assessment of the 2016 Management and Utilisation Of District Assemblies’ Common Fund and Other Statutory Funds report released by the Auditor General of Ghana indicated that out of a total amount of GH¢40,890,966.21 which was released by the Administrator of the District Assemblies’ Common Fund for distribution among the 26 Assemblies in the Northern Region of Ghana last year, 30% was not be properly accounted for after disbursement.

Below is an infographic report:

Report by Gideon Sarpong | Policy and Content Strategist | iWatch Africa

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Gideon Sarpong

Gideon Sarpong is a policy analyst and media practitioner with close to a decade of experience in policy, data and investigative journalism. Gideon is currently the Policy and News Director at iWatch Africa. He is an author; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation, Commonwealth Youth Program ,Free Press Unlimited and Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative. Gideon is the Ghana Hub Lead of Sustainable Ocean Alliance. He is a 2020/21 Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute, School of Trans-national Governance in Florence, Italy and 2020/21 Open Internet For Democracy Leader. Gideon is also currently a Visiting Scholar/Reuters Fellow at the University of Oxford, UK.

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