The Ghana Standard Board(GSB) former Executive Director, Dr. George Ben Crentsil is alleged to have received payment of allowances twice monthly from January 2011 to January 2017 which amounted to GH¢342,068.70 by the Ghana’s Audit Report.
The report has asked the current management of GSB to take corrective steps to make sure that Dr. George Ben Crentsil refunds the excess payments wrongly paid and received for six years into government coffers and after the Ghana Audit Service is communicated to for necessary checks.
“Dr. George Ben Crentsil, the former Executive Director, was paid double salary-related allowances of GH¢342,068.70 by the Authority from January 2011 to January 2017. We recommended to Management to take the necessary steps to recover GH¢342,068.70 wrongly paid to Dr. George Ben Crentsil, the former Executive Director and our office informed for verification,” the indicated.