According to reports, Mr Sarpong was under investigations for transferring about GH¢435,087 into his personal accounts and how those monies were expended
This follows investigations into alleged misappropriation of funds by some officials of the Commission who were probed by the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI).
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The actions of the staff at the commission follows a resolution reached by executive members of the workers’ union after a meeting on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
According to reports, Mr Sarpong was under investigations for transferring about GH¢435,087 into his personal accounts and how those monies were expended.
Director of Public Relations and External Affairs, Nana Yaa Jantuah was also interrogated by the BNI on the GH¢120,000 she was reported to have spent on 350 hampers for Christmas.
After interrogations, Nana Yaa Jantuah has submitted her resignation to the Commission.
In a memo addressed to Samuel Sarpong, she said she has resigned.
After months of investigations by the BNI into the alleged misappropriation of funds, according the Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Opare, the PURC staff are yet to hear any decisive action from the government while the embattled Executive Secretary stays at post.
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"The inaction is causing anxiety [because] the staff could resist whatever action that Mr. Sarpong could take adding that "all the staff at the head office cannot have access to their offices," Local Chairman of the PURC workers’ Union, Alhaji Abukari Jabaru told Accra-based Joy FM.