Former Ghana Standards Authority boss received double salary for 6-yrs – Audit report

A former Executive Director of the Ghana Standards Authority, Dr. George Ben Crentsil, has been cited for taking double salary for six years while in active service at the institution.

This is according to a 2020 report of the Auditor-General’s Department.

According to the report, Dr. Crentsil, between January 2011 and January 2017 received double salary-related allowances of GH¢342,068.70.

The report said management of the Authority is to retrieve the money from Dr. Crentsil and report back for verification.

“Dr. George Ben Crentsil, the former Executive Director, was paid double salary-related allowances of GH¢342,068.70 by the Authority from January 2011 to January 2017. We recommended to Management to take the necessary steps to recover GH¢342,068.70 wrongly paid to Dr. George Ben Crentsil, the former Executive Director and our office informed for verification,” the report stated.

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