General News of Thursday, 21 November 2019
Auditor-General Mr Daniel Yaw Domelevo has been nominated among others as the Integrity Personality of the Year at this year’s Ghana Integrity Awards.
Others nominated in the same category as Mr Domelevo are: Mr. Manasseh Azure Awuni – Freelance Investigative Journalist, Mr. Ato Ulzen-Appiah – Director, Ghana Think Foundation, Mr. David Boateng Asante – Managing Director, Ghana Publishing Company and Ing. Edward Sowah Adjetey – Engineer, State Housing Company Limited Ghana.
The public have been urged to vote for the Integrity Personality of the Year 2019, either through the Ghana Integrity Awards website – www.ghanatintegrityawards.org or via short code *718*739#.
The voting procedure is as follows:
i. To vote via the Ghana Integrity Awards website, visit www.ghanatintegrityawards.org/vote, click on vote now, select your preferred nominee and submit or
ii. To vote via short code (USSD), Dial *718*739#, select start, select your preferred nominee and submit.
The public votes according to the GII constitutes 40 per cent of the total score while an Evaluation Committee made up of representatives from civil society, academia, judiciary, private sector, and other accountability institutions’ score will constitute 60 per cent of the total score.
The Ghana Integrity Awards (GI Awards) was launched in August 2019 with the aim of honouring institutions and individuals whose efforts are contributing positively and sustainably to the promotion of integrity and the fight against corruption in Ghana.
The other award categories for institutions are: Policy & Administrative Reforms, Transparency & Social Accountability, Efficient Public Service Delivery and Effective Internal Control Enforcement. Institutions that have been shortlisted will be evaluated and scored 100 per cent by the Evaluation Committee.
The Integrity Personality of the Year and the institutional categories winners will be awarded in a ceremony on 9 December 2019 to commemorate the UN International Anti-Corruption Day and the climax of GII’s 20th Anniversary.