OHLGS- Wednesday September27, 2017: The Head of the Local Government Service Dr. Nana Ato Arthur, together with some key officials of selected Metropolitan and Municipal Assemblies have met with leaders of Tucksee; a South African based firm that provides customized IT solutions to help entities especially local governments improve on revenue mobilization. The initiative was to give effect to the Head of Service’s vision of positioning Assemblies to boost revenue management through the use ICT.
Based on lessons learnt and experiences gathered from Ledzekuku Krowor Municipal Assembly in the pilot study, representatives of Tucksee demonstrated that the IT solutions in the offering can help Assemblies to triple their internally generated fund amounts. A notable feature of the system is its ability to ensure real time reconciliation of financial statements through linkage to payment platforms of financial and telecommunication institutions; and prompt monitoring of financial transactions.
Present at the meeting were the Chief Director and some senior officers of the Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS). Others included Chief Executives, Coordinating Directors and other staff from the respective Assemblies present.