Summary of Findings
The Amansie West District Assembly scored 61 per cent in the overall assessment of its performance, based on the GAS audit findings. Strengths: All projects were selected from the annual action plan and budgets were prepared in line with the MoFEP composite manual. The As-sembly prepared and updated procurement plans for the sampled projects. Expenditures were also within budget limit and annual quarterly monitoring and progress reports were prepared and sub-mitted to relevant bodies. Weaknesses: The Audit revealed some weaknesses such as lack of documentation of project selection processes, inability of DA to fully adhere to the PPA manual regarding project advertisements, gaps in tender opening and empanelling. Monitoring was also not regular and there was no documentary proof of site supervision. Not all certificates were issued as required and project evaluation was also not carried out.
The Assembly should maintain a record of community consultations in identifying developmental projects. The AWDA should develop capacity of staff to carry out procurement activities as prescribed by the PPA The AWDA should place advertisements in two local daily newspapers of wide circulation and in the PPA website and bulletin.
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