The National Labour Commission has inaugurated a five-member Audit Committee in accordance with Section 86 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (921)
The Act enjoins all state entities in the public sector to establish an Audit Committee.
The newly inaugurated Audit Committee is chaired by Mr. Eric S Norgbey who is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. The others include Mr Richard Asante, Ms. Edith Pinamang both from the Internal Audit Agency and Messrs Francis K Davoh and Isaac Sackey, members of the National Labour Commission.
The Director-General of the Internal Audit Agency Dr. Eric Oduro Osae administered the Oaths of Office and Secrecy respectively to the members of the committee.
He urged them to bring their professional expertise to bear on their new roles and further asked them to work with the Management, Internal Audit and Members of the Commission in the performance of their legitimate duties.
The Chairman of the National Labour Commission Justice Kwabena Asuman Adu Rtd. congratulated the Members of the Committee and asked them of their mandatory and advisory responsibilities to the Commission.
He said their work was very vital to the Commission’s financial management processes as they served as a support service provider such that the commission can guard against any form of financial impropriety.
Mr. Eric S Norgbey, Chairman of the newly inaugurated Committee gave the assurance that members will work diligently to protect the Commissions purse.
He had the assurance of the old Committee members of supporting them anytime they needed their support.
In attendance was the Executive Secretary Hon. Ofosu Asamoah as well as Directors and Heads of the Commission.
Eyram D K Tottimeh Jnr.
Public Affairs Officer.