The 2021 Auditor-General’s report has disclosed that two lecturers who resigned from their official duties at the Tamale Technical University did not inform the management of their resignation.
The report explained that the lecturers ought to have notified the school six months earlier or pay three months of their salaries in lieu of the notice.
For this reason, the two lectures are indebted to the school to the tune of Ghc49,557.84, the report said.
The A-G recommended that management take steps to recover the amount from the two lecturers and pay the same into the consolidated fund without delay.
The report further discovered that 37 occupants of the university’s flats and bungalows had lower amounts of rent without implementing the newly approved rent rates.
The issue the report said led to under deduction of rent totalling GHc20, 060.00.
The report recommended that management enforce deductions of the approved rent from the salaries of occupants and recover the amount of Ghc20,060.00 from the officers involved and the Audit Service informed for verification.
The school also failed to safeguard the university’s lands at Kpene, Demali, and Dungu Kukuo where the Vice Chancellor’s official residence is being constructed.
The report recommended to management that they take steps to properly secure the lands by putting up fence walks around them to prevent further encroachment, and vigorously pursue the legal title without delay.