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President Akufo-Addo Gives Two-year Extension to Auditor-General

President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has extended the contract of the Auditor-General, Mr. Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu.

Mr. Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu, who was a deputy Auditor-General was sworn into office by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on behalf of the President, an appointment expected to take effect from 27 August, 2021 making him the fifth Auditor-General since the inception of the Fourth Republic.

Mr. Asiedu, who will be due for statutory retirement on August 1, 2024, was given two additional years to serve as the Country’s Auditor-General.

The extention letter dated June 19 from the Audit Service congratulated Mr. Asiedu on the extension.

“I wish to bring to the information of all staff that His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana, has extended the tenure of the office of the Auditor General, Mr. Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu for the next two years,” the letter read.  

“The Service extends its congratulations to our Auditor General on the extension of his appointment. Thank you,” the notice added.