Akufo-Addo directs Auditor-General to proceed on leave

The Auditor-General, Dr. Daniel Yaw Domelovu has been asked to proceed on an accumulated leave of 124 days effective Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

Director of Communications at the Jubilee House, Eugene Arhin said President Akufo-Addo’s decision to direct Mr. Dumelovu to take his annual is based on section 20(1) and 31 of the Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651).

“The President’s decision to direct Mr. Domelevo to take his accumulated annual leave is based on sections 20(1) and 31 of the Labour Act, 2003 (Act 651), which apply to all workers, including public office holders such as the Auditor-General,” Mr. Arhin stated.

“According to the Act, a worker is entitled to annual leave with full pay, in a calendar year of continuous service, which cannot be relinquished or forgone by the worker or the employer,” he added.

Dr. Daniel Yaw Domelovu was appointed 30th December, 2016 by former President John Dramani Mahama before exiting office on 7th January, 2017.

However, Mr. Domelevo has also been directed to handover all has been further directed to hand over all matters relating to his office to Mr. Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu, the Deputy Auditor-General, to act as Auditor General until he returns from his leave.

Source: tamaleonline.net

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