Upper West Region: GH¢13,991 missing in DVLA’s account — Auditor General

DVLA Office Wa, Photo by Google – 2019

The report has revealed various financial irregularities and infractions, which reflect serious weakness in the system.

The Auditor-General has disclosed that the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) in the Upper West Region could not account for GH¢13,991 collected.

These were contained in the report of the Auditor General on the Public Accounts of Ghana for the year ended December 31, 2021.

It said: “Regulation 50 of the Public Financial Management Regulations, 2019 (L.I.2378) states that all public money collected shall be paid in gross into the public fund account and a disbursement shall not be made from the money collected except as provided by an enactment.”

The Auditor General stated that out of GH¢16,490.80 non-tax revenue collected by the Regional Manager, Sumaila Sensau in November 2018, only GH¢2,500 was accounted for leaving a difference of GH¢13, 990.80.

DVLA Wa

“We recommended to the Regional Manager to recover the amount ofGH¢13,990.80 from Mr. Sumaila Sensau, failing which the Regional Manager should pay,” the Auditor General said.

Source: Pulse.com.gh

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