Bong County Legislative Caucus Launches Investigation Into Recent GAC Report

BONG: Bong County legislative Caucus chair Moima Briggs Mensah says the county leadership is committed to ensuring that the recent General Auditing Commission findings on Bong’s mismanagement of governments resources is not taken lightly.

According to Representative Mensah a two man committee has been set-up and will report to the caucus in the soonest possible time.

She named Representative James Kolleh of electoral district#2 and Representative Robert Flomo Womba of district#4 based on their legal understandings.

The bong County law maker further disclosed that they have also sought some legal interpretations before engaging the accused parties.

Representative Mensah then promised citizens of bong that this audit report will not go unnoticed as it had been done with other reports in the County.

Speaking to newsmen, madam Mensah disclosed that all companies or contractors that were mentioned of receiving money without implementing projects in the County will refund the county’s money.

As it can be recalled, a recent GAC report uncovered several financial misappropriation in the county. The diminishing GAC report on Bong County with a physical verification of about sixteen (16) uncompleted projects amounting to over US$411,500.00.

On the issue of the county sitting, Madam Briggs Mensah announced that the pending April 15-16 County sitting has been postponed to ensure that those regulatory processes of getting its 1million United States dollars from the government is guaranteed as they have written the government through the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Finance as a reminder.

She clarified that the postponement was not triggered by recent calls from CSOs or sentimental talks in the county.

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