The Acting Auditor General, Mr Abdul Aziz held a meeting with the technical female staff of the Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) encouraging them to be committed to their jobs and take advantage of emerging opportunities relating to the audit work.
He made this disclosure during a meeting with female technical staff on Friday 17th February, 2023 on the 12th floor of the Freetown City Building. During the meeting, all the female technical staff were given the opportunity to give updates on their personal developments within the ASSL and their academic work.
The Acting Auditor General was impressed with the updates and achievements of the female staff which shows lots of career development amongst them. He however, encouraged them to empower themselves and pursue more courses that will benefit them and the office. He pointed out that there are so many opportunities for ladies adding that the issue of women is always prioritised in most of the meetings he is part of.
The Acting Auditor General informed them that in addition to the three Es of Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness, two more have been added which are Equity and Environment. “I am ready to ensure that the female staff benefit from equity and inclusiveness in the office.” Said Mr Abdul Aziz. He also stressed that with the other E dealing with Environment, the ASSL will be undertaking a series of environmental audits this year adding that all environmental audits will require at least one female staff as part of each team.
Ivannete Adeniran, Principal Auditor of the Performance Audit division commended the Acting Auditor-General for his exemplary leadership as head of the institution. She promised him that the female staff will work very hard and be part of the success stories of the ASSL
Another female staff, Memunatu Tucker encouraged her colleagues to be committed to their work so that they will benefit from the inclusive plans of the office. ”This is not just a word of mouth but rather a practical one as some of us have benefited from it” said Memunatu Tucker