President Akufo-Addo has in a letter asked Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo to proceed on retirement.
According to the letter, the President believes that the embattled Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo is retired hence cannot remain in office.
He has therefore expressed appreciation to him for his service and indicated that a substantive replacement for him will soon be announced while the Deputy Auditor-General, Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu continues to work as the acting Auditor General.
In a letter dated March 3, 2021, Nana Akufo-Addo, through his secretary, Nana Bediatuo Asante said, â€œThe attention of the President of the Republic has been drawn to records and documents made available to this Office by the Audit Service, that indicate that your date of birth is 1st June 1960, and that in accordance with article 199 (1) of the Constitution, your date of retirement as Auditor-General was 1st June 2020.â€
â€œBased on this information, the President is of the view that you have formally left office,â€ the letter from the presidency said.