TUC Welcomes Audit Commissioned By SSNIT Board

| Updated Aug 30, 2017 at 7:00am

 

Dr. Yaw Baah

 

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has welcomed the audit commissioned by the Board of Directors of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to audit the numerous scandals at the Trust.

The TUC said, it will await the outcome of the audit before taking further action and expect the audit will be conducted with dispatch and the outcome made public.

A statement signed by the Secretary General of the TUC, Dr. Yaw Baah said the decision was taken after the Union had deliberated extensively on the numerous scandals at the SSNIT at its regular Steering Committee meeting on Tuesday.

The statement further assured the working people of Ghana and the public that it would work with the other representatives of Labour on the SSNIT Board to secure the Fund.

The statement urged managers of SSNIT to recognise that the retirement income security of millions of Ghanaian workers was in their hands and that any act that jeopardized the Pension Scheme would not be tolerated.


Below Is The Full Statement:

Press Statement

At its regular Steering Committee meeting held today, 29th August 2017, the TUC deliberated extensively on the numerous scandals at the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).

We welcome the audit commissioned by the Board of Directors. The TUC will await the outcome of the audit before taking further action.

We expect that the audit is conducted with dispatch and that the outcome would be made public.

The TUC would like to assure the working people of Ghana and the general public that it will work with the other representatives of Labour on the SSNIT Board to secure the Fund.

We urge managers of SSNIT to recognize that the retirement income security of millions of Ghanaian workers is in their hands and that any act that jeopardizes the Pension Scheme will not be tolerated.

Dr. Yaw Baah
Secretary General
For: Trades Union Congress (Ghana)
Accra, 29th August, 2017


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