AG Domelovo Resumes Work
The Auditor-General, Daniel Yaw Domelevo, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, returned to work after his 167 days compulsory leave.
His return to office was met with issues raised by the Audit Service Board including his nationality and age.
The Board claimed that Mr. Domelevo is a Togolese and was also due for retirement in June 2020, per the records available to them.
The AG was spotted around 8.20 am been dropped off at the back entrance of his office, which is adjacent to the Controller and Accountant Generals Department. His official parking spot was said to be empty at the time.
It will be recalled that the locks to his office were changed after his leave in July 2020; a reason, the Service cited was for security reasons.
Mr. Domelevo who acknowledged the media for their presence at his office following his resumption meanwhile refused to comment on matters which arose before, during, and after his leave.
President Akufo-Addo in a statement dated Monday, June 29, 2020, and signed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Mr. Eugene Arhin, directed Mr. Domelevo to take his accumulated annual leave of 123 days from Wednesday, July 1, and 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."
Mr. Domelevo was directed to proceed on his accumulated leave of 123 days but had the duration extended by 44 more days to include his leave for the year 2020.
He was said to have made use of only nine out of his 132 annual leave since assuming office in December 2016.