Tag Archives: DACF

CJ proposes use of Common Fund to build, refurbish courts

Ghana’s Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo, is proposing the use of portions of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF), for the establishment and refurbishment of dilapidated court structures to ensure the delivery of quality justice in the country. Her Lordship, who made the suggestion today, [Tuesday] in the Upper East Region during a three-day working visit, explained that, the unfavorable ...

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MMDAs can survive without common fund – Tema MCE

The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, Felix Mensah Nii Anang-La, has stated that some of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), including the TMA, can survive without government support. His assertion was in agreement with the Citi Breakfast Show discussion on Tuesday, spearheaded by Host Bernard Avle, which advocated the need for government to reduce or in some case cut ...

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Regional Ranking: How MMDAs mismanaged Common Fund cash [Infographic]

The 2016 Management and Utilization of District Assemblies’ Common Fund, and other Statutory Funds reports released by the Auditor General, has revealed that among the 216 Assemblies across the ten regions of Ghana, assemblies in the Greater Region mismanaged the least of funds that were allotted them. Out of a total of GHc 33,392,496.94 released to the assemblies in the ...

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Naa Torshie advocates borrowing by MMDAs from local banks

Irene Naa Torshie Addo, the President’s nominee for the position of Common Fund Administrator,  is proposing new measures including borrowing from banks to end the perennial challenge of the delay in the payment of Assemblies’ share of the Common Fund. Per the constitution, not less than 5 percent of national revenue is to be allocated to the Common Fund for ...

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