CAGD suspends payment of salaries for over 1,000 Public Sector Workers – Full List

Controller and Accountant-General's Department (CAGD)
Controller and Accountant-General's Department (CAGD)

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) has suspended payment of September 2022 salaries to a total of one thousand and three (1,003) Government of Ghana (GoG) employees/Public Sector Workers.

The Excel document intercepted by included list of 1,003 government workers whose salaries have been suspended.

Some of the affected persons are Public Sector Workers of;

  • Ministry of Education (MoE)
  • Ghana Education Service (GES)
  • Ministry of Health (MoH)
  • Ghana Fire Service (GFS)
  • Ministry of Interior
  • Ministry of Roads and Highways
  • Office of Government Machinery
  • Local Government Service
  • Ministry of Food and Agriculture
  • National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)
  • Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing
  • Ministry of Communications
  • Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs
  • Ministry of Transport
  • Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
  • Ministry of Energy and Petroleum among others.

The document also captured staff number of employees, name of employees, ministry, unit, issues, details of issues and salaries.


Some of the issues for which salaries were suspended by CAGD include interdiction, over payment allowance, over payment basic salary, under payment allowance, under payment basic salary, under payment arrears and wrongful deduction.

According to Angela Peasah (Mrs.), the Head of Payroll Processing Directorate as a result of the Quality Assurance and other validation processes undertaken by Controller and Accountant General Department, there has been the need to suspend the payment of September 2022 salaries to some employees whose bank names are mis-matched on the GoG payroll system whiles others had invalid bank account numbers on the system.


She said, for employees whose bank names are mis-matched, head of institutions are to kindly arrange for the employee to report to the Payroll Coordination Unit of CAGD at block” A” room 32 with the under-listed documents under a cover letter from the MDA confirming they are at post.

1. Appointment letter

2. Current posting letter

3. National Identification Card

4. Pay-slips for the last 3 months

5. A voided cheque leaflet of their bank account

According to the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department, for employees with invalid bank account numbers, they are supposed to submit their correct
bank account numbers to the PPSs for update.

Heads of Government of Ghana Institutions are directed to kindly treat this information as urgent.



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