No major investigation at CCSS

No major investigation at CCSS

A Government source has denied that a major investigation is currently underway into the finances of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School (CCSS).

The source indicated awareness of suggestions that there may have been financial improprieties at the institution.

However it was disclosed that the Ministries of Education and Finance were merely conducting a routine audit at the CCSS.

“There is a lot of information out there; nobody is being accused of anything. The ministries are conducting what is a routine activity,” the source asserted.

It was disclosed that the CCSS is not the only institution being audited.

The source explained that as a result of an audit, recommendations could be made and action taken.

But it was observed that there was no such recommendation at this point.

There is concern that as a result of reports that are being circulated in relation to the audit, people – including sponsors, are becoming skeptical of supporting not only the CCSS, but education in general.

The Times was informed that for a school to open an account, there must be permission from the Accountant General.

It was not clear how long the auditing process at the CCSS would take.

 

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3 Comments

  1. The Commentator
    May 6, 2016 at 6:47 am Reply

    Where there’s smoke there’s fire.

  2. Alkaline
    May 7, 2016 at 7:28 am Reply

    We simply need to contact the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education or the PS Ministry of Finance for a comment . I believe this is an age old issue in all schools and all schools should be audited.

  3. Alert
    May 7, 2016 at 9:58 pm Reply

    Everyone knows about the large amount that is missing at Ccss. They are trying to cover it up. schools like Grand Revierre and Babonnea are missing money too. There are
    Still other schools. Stop hiding. (Edited)

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