NASS YET TO TREAT AUDITED REPORTS OF FG ACCOUNTS SINCE 1999- AGF

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Anthony Ayine, has accused the National Assembly of not treating the audited reports of all the federal government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs)  submitted to it in the last 20 years. The AGF who spoke at the weekend while presenting a paper titled ‘The Role of National Assembly in Promoting Public Accountability’ at the ongoing orientation programme for 9th National Assembly members-elect, asked the federal legislators to take steps to clear mounting backlogs of audit reports submitted to  them. Ayine emphasised that…

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POOR FUNDING OF AUDITOR GENERAL’S OFFCIE FUNDING CORRUPTION SAYS SENATORS

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to invest more in preventing corruption by funding the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, stated this in Abuja when the Auditor General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, appeared before the committee for the 2019 budget defence. Urhoghide maintained that it would be difficult for the government to achieve any meaningful results in its fight against corruption when the Office of the Auditor General of the…

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NO AUDIT OF 4.2TRILLION NAIRA TSA ACCOUNT FOR TWO YEARS NOW – AUDITOR GENERAL REVEALS

John Ameh, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives were in shock on Wednesday when the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, disclosed that over two years after the Treasury Single Account policy came into operation, it had not been audited. He also claimed not to be aware of the amount of funds so far deposited into the account since his office had not done due diligence on it. Ayine had appeared before an ad hoc committee of the House, which is investigating the operations of the TSA since…

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