MCC Holds Validation Forum
The Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) has validated seven key policies aimed at promoting transparency, accountability and job performance.
Validation into the seven policies was held Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the Monrovia City Hall with major heads of government agencies and corporations sharing notes on relevant topics aimed at promoting good governance and accountability.The seven policies validated included: Procurement Manual, Financial Management and Internal Control Manual, Internal Audit Manual, Fleet management Manual, Amended Human Resource Policy Manual, Corporate Social Responsibility Policy Manual and Fuel, Gas, Scratch Cards and
Rice Distribution Policy Manual.
Speaking at the forum, the Mayor of MCC, Mr. Jefferson Tamba Koijee pointed out those policies would be used as a guiding principle for the way the entity conducts its activities.
According to the MCC boss, the validated documents are subjected to review by the city council of the MCC and then sent back to the respective agencies for perusal before being adopted as a working tool.
“This will help the MCC move forward in the discharge of its assigned duties and responsibilities,” said Major Koijee.
Mr. Cain Prince Andrews, Director General for Operations at the MCC, asserted that the policies are geared towards improving service delivery and accountability at the city government of Monrovia.
“For efficiency, the MCC has catalogued and seen the need to move further to improve its activities. This is intended to promote transparency and accountability in city governance,” Cain noted.
The MCC official stated that the seven policies are significant to the growth and development of the entity.
Mr. L. Lawrence Flomo, Director of Internal Audit, noted that the process of validating these working documents are in the interest of avoiding the incident of fraud, waste and abuse in a bid to foster
credibility at the corporation.
“These documents will be used as a yardstick upon which the institution will be run,” he indicated.
The Executive Director of the Public Procurement and Concession Commission (PPCC), Atty. Jargbe Roseline Nagbe Kowo, lauded the MCC for the steps taken towards promoting the practice of good governance.
“By these exercises, it tells us that the MCC is committed to the implementation of the PPCC and the public financial laws of the country. And to be frank, these are the hallmarks of the true meaning
of transparency,” she added.
The Monrovia City Government Policy Validation Forum was held under the theme “Smart City for a Smart Action”.