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A CALL HAS BEEN MADE to abandon the office of Auditor General and replace it with a much more powerful Contractor General empowered to bring criminal charges.

Sir Frank Alleyne, chairman of the supra-regulatory Financial Services Commission, is frustrated that for years the financial irregularities highlighted in the Auditor General’s reports as well as his recommendations for action continue to be ignored by successive administrations.

The economist, known for his no-nonsense approach to the administration of Government, described the situation as a “scandal”.

“Generations of public servants certainly of the 1980s those who have passed on would roll in their graves if they see that [what is happening],” Sir Frank said. (GE) 

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.