President Akufo-Addo has officially retired the Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo.
In a sighted letter by Adoanewsonline.com signed by Secretary to the President, Nana Asante Bediatuo indicated that “The attention of the President of the Republic has been drawn to records and documents made available to this Office by the Audit Service, that indicate that your date of birth is June 1, 1960, and that in accordance with article 199 (1) of the Constitution, your date of retirement as Auditor-General was June 1, 2020,”
The letter added that “the President is of the view that you have formally left office.”
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Meanwhile, the Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo as of yesterday, 3rd of March 2021, resumed office marking the end of the controversial 167-day accumulated leave he was forced to take from July 1, 2020, to March 3, 2021.
In Earlier reports on issues surrounding the retirement of the Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo, the Audit Service Board has likewise instructed the Auditor General David Yaw Domelevo, to go on retirement. The board has raised issues with the date of birth and compulsory retirement of the Auditor-General, Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo. According to the Board Chairman, Professor Edward Dua Agyeman, documents available to the board indicate that Mr. Domelevo was born on June 1, 1960, saying Mr. Domelevo should have retired on June 1, 2020.
Hitherto to this, The Executive Director of Adam GH, Mr. Azubila Salam Emmanuel, has expressed disappointment in Professor Edward Dua Agyeman, Chairman for the Audit Service Board, and the Audit Service Department as a whole. According to him, Professor Edward Dua Agyeman is not serving the public interest, but the interest of his stomach. He asserted that the Audit Service Board has shown to be more corrupt than people involved in the case which was investigated by the Auditor General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo.
Meanwhile, amid tensions with the Audit Service Board and other pressures coming through from various sentiments, Daniel Yao Domelevo opted to remain mute, however, his first public reaction comes in after a directive from the president officially sending him on retirement.
Mr Domelevo took to his Facebook page moments after the letter signed by Nana Asante Bediatuo was made public and decided to summarised his thoughts in a song from the Methodist Hymn Book (MHB) 10.
“Now thank we all our God
With hearts and hands and voices,
Who wondrous things hath done,
In whom his earth rejoices;
Who, from our mothers’ arms,
Hath blessed us on our way
With countless gifts of love
And still is ours today.“