Last Updated on August 25, 2022 by Admin
The first meeting of the Municipal Audit Committee was held on Wednesday, 24th August 2022 at GIFMIS office of the Assembly.
The 5- member Committee is expected to assist the Assembly to implement and adhere to sound financial controls and systems in the use of public funds.
Sections 86-88 of Public Financial Management Act 2016(Act 921) requires Covered Entities including Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and Regional Coordinating Councils (RCCs) to have Audit Committees to support them in the management of public funds.
Present at the meeting was the Municipal Chief Executive Honorable Elijah Adansi-Bonah. He pledged Management’s support and cooperation for the committee to enable the Committee carry out their mandate effectively.
He appealed to them to bring their rich experiences to bear on the activities of the committee and assured them that his administration will not condone any acts of financial irregularities or mismanagement on the part of Staff of the Assembly.
In her acceptance speech, the Chairperson of the committee Sheila Rosetta Arthur, on behalf of other members promised to exercise their responsibilities effectively and diligently.
She said the committee will build on the good works of the previous committee. She called for the support of Management of the Assembly in the discharge of their mandate.
Madam Shiela Rosetta Arthur took over from Emmanuel Owusu Afriyie as the chairman of the committee.
MEMBERSHIP OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE
SHEILA ROSETTA ARTHUR – INTERNAL AUDIT AGENCY (CHAIRPERSON )
SAMUEL OPOKU- INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
KWASI ADUSE POKU- INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
ALEXANDER FRIMPONG BOADU- PRESIDING MEMBER, OMA
REV. HAYFORD ADUSE POKU- ASSEMBLY MEMBER, OMA
The Committee is expected to serve a four (4) year term of office.
Credit: MIS Unit / ISD / OMA