Present Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Auditor-General Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo to take his 123 accumulated annual leave effective Wednesday, 1st July, 2020 with full pay.
In a statement signed by the Director of Communications at the Jubilee House Eugine Arhin, the decision of the president is in connection with past record of Excellency the late Prof. John Evans Atta Mills.
The president has further directed that, Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo should hand over all documents to the Deputy Auditor-General Mr. Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu until he returns from leave.
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The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has directed Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo, the Auditor-General, to take his accumulated annual leave of one hundred and twenty-three (123) working days, according to records available to the presidency, with effect Wednesday, 1st July, 2020.
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 worker is entitied 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.
Since his appointment as Auditor-General on 30 December 2016, Mr. Domelevo has takem only nine (9) working days of his accumulated annual leave of one hundred thirty-two (132) working days.
it would be recalled that, on April, 2009, the 3rd President of the Republic, His
Excellency the late Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, directed the then Auditor-General, Mr. Edward Dua Agyeman to take his accumulated annual leave of approximately two hundred and sixty-four (264) working days.
President Akufo-Addo paid attenton to this precedent in directing the Auditor-General to take his accumulated annual leave of one hundred and twenty-three (123) Working days.
The Auditor-General 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 his return from his well-deserved leave.