Validators to pay GH₵450 for a workshop on payroll system and validation – Check details

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

information picked by indicates that validators are to pay an amount of GH¢450.00 for a workshop on payroll system and validation for workshop materials, (Face Masks, Course Materials, Lunch, Certificate, Proceedings Tuitions).

According to the directive, it is mandatory for all participants to pay the said amount of money to be able to take part in the compulsory workshop to be organized for all validators.

This is contained in a statement issued by Mr. Kassim Alhassan, the Deputy Director in charge of Human Resource and Management Division at the Tamale Metropolitan Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Tamale.


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The statement said, the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) as a matter of policy requires Heads of MDAs and MMDAs to generate and submit monthly reports of Electronic Salary Payment Vouchers (ESPV) validated.

According to the information, the key policy initiative being implemented by CAGD is to sensitize the entire payroll system and to ensure the authenticity of the validations done monthly.

In view ot this, the institute of management and Entrepreneurship is organizing a two (2) day workshop for validators and heads of institutions within the public service on how to effectively generate and submit ESPV reports and to set up those who are yet to be put on the ESPV platform.


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The target groups include the following:

1. District Directors

2. Headmasters of Second cycle institutions

3. Head teachers and Assistants at the Basic Schools

4. Human Resource Managers and Officers (SiSOs)

5. Accountants

6. Administrators

7. I.P.P.D. Officers

8. Payroll Co-ordinators

9. Internal Auditors

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Mr. Kassim Alhassan further said, the Districts have been put into groups thus; Tamale Metro, Savelugu and Nanton have theirs at the same time.


Venue/Center – Tamale GNAT Hall

Date: 18th to 19tg May, 2021

Time: 8:00am to 4:30PM

“Please, this workshop is compulsory for all validators so all should make it a point to attend.” He said.

Information picked from reliable sources indicate that, the sensitization exercise is going to be a nationwide Programme for Validator in order to prepare them meet the current upgrade system of the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department.



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