Acting appointments compromise public servants
-Anand Goolsarran says at book launching
Acting appointments are likely to lead to the performance of senior public servants being compromised as they feel beholden to those in authority.
A case in point is that of Auditor General Deodat Sharma who has been acting in his capacity for the last seven years, says former Auditor General Anand Goolsarran. He was at the time speaking at the official launch of his book ‘Improving Public Accountability in Guyana’ in collaboration with Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc which was held on Tuesday evening in the Marian Academy Auditorium.
“Any constitutional office you ought not to have prolonged acting persons … why hasn’t it (appointments) been done? …We have the acting Chief Justice, we have the acting … Chancellor…once people are acting they depend …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.