A two-day assessment of the annual District Performance Assessment Tool (DPAT) assessment of all MMDAs of the country started at the Bekwai Municipal Assembly on Tuesday, 19th and ended on Wednesday, 20th of October, 2021 which was to assess the performance of the Assembly for the year 2020.

An exit conference was held at the Assembly’s Conference Room to announce to the Assembly its performance for the year 2020. In attendance was the MCE, Hon. Kwaku Kyei Baffour, the MCD, Mr Daniel Osei-Asibey, various Heads of Departments/Units and staff of the Assembly.

The DPAT team which was led by Alhaji Baba read the thematic areas and its respective marks the Assembly was suppose to acquire to sum up to 99%.

The indicators included; compliance, service delivery and performance. In reading the results, the team leader indicated the thematic areas where the Assembly had lost some few marks which had to do with the expenditure outside the GIFMIS system, and that the Assembly had to spend more than the capping 1%.

In all, the Assembly had a whooping 96% out of 99% performance for the year 2020.

The team shared some advices on how to keep records, write minutes, prepare payment vouchers and a host of issues that has to do with the performance of its mandate.

They concluded by advising the MCE and MCD to sought for more training for the staff on their work mandate. The MCD who coordinated the meeting asked for questions from staff. Some questions were asked and appropriate responses were given.

The MCE thanked the team for their professional conduct and opened to issues they needed clarity to and finally thanked his staff for putting up the hard work that got the Assembly that higher mark of 96%. He concluded that it was a yeoman job.

The meeting concluded at around 10:20pm with a closing prayer by Abdul Rasheed Gbadamosi the Human Resource Manager of the Assembly.

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