The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has hinted of a new legislation that will compel authorities including Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to complete existing projects before initiating new ones.
[contextly_sidebar id=”4DOWnxHXu63RXIPQqVcouEiypSWP9q2Y”]The Auditor General’s report on the accounts of the MMDAs showed that several millions of Ghana cedis have been pumped into various infrastructure projects has been left uncompleted across the country.
At the on-going sittings of the PAC to consider the Auditor General’s report on MMDAs in the Greater Accra, Eastern and Volta regions on Thursday, committee members expressed worry over the situation, which they say is a drain of the limited public resources.
The chairman of the committee, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu said the committee has unanimously agreed to include the new legislation in its recommendations to parliament as means of curbing the age old practice.
The hearing which started on Tuesday would see the Ho Municipal Assembly, Ketu North, Agortime-Ziope and Hohoe Municipal Assembly are among others in Volta region appearing before the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament sitting at the Ho Polytechnic auditorium today Friday and tomorrow.
By: King Norbert Akpablie/citifmonline.com/Ghana