Three thousand, five hundred and five (3,505) students of the Ho Technical University are indebted to the school to the time of GHc4,170,423.11 as of the end of December 31, 2021.
The school has asked to put in strategies to recover the money from the indebted students.
The report noted that the pupils of the University Primary School owed fees amounting to Ghc21,900.00 as of December 31, 202.
The management was asked to improve the collection fees at the school.
It was also discovered that a former staff of the school, Iven Aabaah vacated his post on January 4, 2022, leading to his indebtedness of Ghc31,275.84 in lieu of six months’ notice.
The report recommended that the entitlement of the former worker (if any) or take every possible legal means to retrieve the amount from him.
Also, the report noted that out of the Ghc85,227.65 advanced to Messer Proko (Ghana) Ltd in 2015 to facilitate early completion of GETFund project for the construction of a classroom block, Ghc35,000 remains unrefunded.
The school was asked to recover the amount from the company.
The audit has also disclosed that Mr. Kwame Simpe Ofori, a former Assistant Lecturer was granted study leave on March 15, 2019, but his appointment was terminated after he had refused to sign a bond form sent to him leading to his indebtedness of Ghc207,390.81 to the state.
The school has been asked to take the necessary steps and recover the amount from the former lecturer or his guarantors or appointing authorities of the school to be held liable.
The school also validated and paid an unearned salary of Ghc7,005.70 to Dr. Alhassan Bawa who resigned on November 30, 2021, but was paid a salary for December 2021.
The school has been asked to recover the money from the former lecturer.