PRESS RELEASE: AUDITOR GENERAL’S 2017 REPORT ON THE PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF SIERRA LEONE TABLED IN PARLIAMENT.

Freetown, Sierra Leone- The Auditor-General of Sierra Leone wishes to inform the general public that the Audited Report on the Public Accounts of Sierra Leone for the year ended 31st December, 2017 which was submitted to Parliament on 17th December, 2018 has been tabled in Parliament on 10th January, 2019.

Section 119(2) of the 1991 Constitution of Sierra Leone mandates the Auditor-General to audit the Public Accounts of Sierra Leone and all public offices including; the courts, the accounts of the central and local government administrations, the universities and public institutions of like nature, any statutory corporation, company or other body or organisation established by an Act of Parliament or statutory instrument or otherwise set up partly or wholly out of Public Funds.

Section 119(4) of the 1991 Constitution also states that the Auditor-General shall within twelve months of the end of the immediately preceding financial year, submit her report to Parliament and shall in that report draw attention to any irregularities in the audited accounts and to any other matter which in her opinion ought to be brought to the notice of Parliament.

The full report can be accessed at: Auditor General’s Report 2017

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