Employee pension contributions at Hilla Limann Technical University are not paid in full


Employee pension contributions at Hilla Limann Technical University are not paying in full.

Some casual employees’ statutory Tier One and Tier Two pension contributions to the proper pension systems.  I have not been paid by the management of the Hilla Limann Technical University in Wa for a period of one year.

According to the Auditor General’s Report on the technical universities’ and polytechnics’ public accounts. The fiscal year that ended on December 31, 2019, management neglected to send nine workers’. This combines pension contributions of GH7,312.68 to pension fund managers by the deadline.

According to the investigation, the interim director of finance at the university committed. The offense by failing to deduct employees’ 5.5% payments from their pay or salary. Secondly, giving herself the justification to withhold the employer’s 13% contribution on their behalf.

The individuals who will be impacted run the danger of losing out on both the second-tier mandatory pension and the social security pension.

Community hearing

This was revealed last Monday in Tamale during a weeklong public hearing held by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament to discuss the 2019 Auditor General’s Report on a number of public institutions, including technical universities and polytechnics, in the Northern, Upper West, Upper East, Savannah, and North East regions.

The committee’s chairman, Dr. James Klutse Avedze, instructed university administration to make. All necessary arrangements to pay the employee contributions due within a week or face the appropriate penalties.

We are giving you one week to send the impacted people’s donations or face sanctions, he said.

The university’s director of finance, Karim Kuuri, responded to the committee’s concern by stating that the institution has previously taken action to pay all outstanding pension contribution arrears owed by the employees.

Finally, the purpose of the seven-day public hearing is to examine the 2019 audited financial statements. The metropolitan, municipal, and district assemblies as well as tertiary and second-cycle institutions.



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