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Audit Hits Legislature …As Speaker Koffa Greenlights Employees Payroll Check To Remove Ghost Names, Detect Unauthorized Payments

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MONROVIA: In a move towards fostering transparency and accountability within the House of Representatives, Speaker /Cllr. J. Fonati Koffa, has mandated the Committee on Rules, Order, and Administration to conduct an “Employee Payroll Audit” of all individuals associated with the House of Representatives.

In a release from the House Press and Public Affairs section, the objective of the audit, as stated by Speaker Koffa, is to identify and rectify any discrepancies in the payroll, particularly with the aim of eliminating ghost employees from the House’s payroll system.

The audit is set to ensure that the financial resources allocated to the House are utilized judiciously and in accordance with established procedures.

The Committee on Rules, Order, and Administration will lead the audit process, carefully reviewing the payroll records of all employees at the House of Representatives and report to plenary within a month.

The Speaker emphasized the importance of this initiative in maintaining the integrity of the House and ensuring that public funds are utilized responsibly.

Speaker Koffa expressed his commitment to upholding the highest standards of governance and accountability within the House.

“This audit is a proactive step to address any potential irregularities and to streamline our payroll system. We are dedicated to fostering an environment of trust and responsibility in the service of the public,” he averred.

According to the House Press and Public Affairs section, “the audit is expected to be thorough and comprehensive, involving a meticulous examination of employee records and cross-referencing them with attendance and other relevant documentation.”

The goal is to identify any discrepancies, including instances of ghost employees or unauthorized payments.

The Speaker has urged full cooperation from all House employees during the audit process, assuring them that the exercise is aimed at improving the overall efficiency and accountability of the House’s operations.

The Committee on Rules, Order, and Administration will provide regular updates on the progress of the audit, and the findings will be made public to demonstrate the House’s commitment to transparency.

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