The constitution of Ghana demands all public office holders such as members of parliament, ministers of state, the president, chief executive officers, judges etc. to declare their assets standings before assuming offices they are being appointed to by the state.
This initiative is to be enable the probing and investigation of any public office holder who in the course of his duty is accused or found to have embezzled public fund or have engaged in corruption related activities.
In line with this, the office of the Auditor-General of the republic Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo through the audit service has released a press statement notifying the general public and public office stakeholders of the resumption of receipt of asset declaration by the department.
The presser which was released on June 4, 2020, signed by the Assistant Director of the Public Relations Unit Audit Service Mrs. Ama Awotwe-Bosumafi sighted by Coverghana.com.gh stated that in accordance with article 286 of the 1992 constitution of Ghana and declaration of assets and disqualification act 1998 (Act 550), all completed forms should be submitted to the legal services office of the audit service at ministries.
Full press statement available here: