GRA Commissioner-General admits working past retirement age

GRA Commissioner-General admits working past retirement age
GRA Commissioner-General

Reverend Dr. Ammishaddai Adu Owusu-Amoah, the Commissioner-General of the (GRA), has acknowledged before the (PAC) of that he reached the retirement age of 60 in 2021. He further admitted to continuing in his role without a post-retirement contract extension.

During the PAC sitting in , when questioned by Mr Samuel Nartey George, the National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, about his age, Rev Dr Owusu-Amoah stated that he turned 62 in October 2023. He mentioned that a letter was sent to the Board for him to continue working until the matter was resolved with the and the appointing authority.

Mr George pointed out that the Commissioner-General has been in office beyond the age of 60, working through 2022 and 2023 without a contract extension. He emphasized that Rev Ammishaddai had no legal basis to remain in the position and raised concerns about a significant contract signed by him amid the situation.

Mr George appealed to the President to address the matter and ensure a resolution at the GRA, highlighting the discrepancy between the Commissioner-General's tenure and the retirement age.

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