Two Performance Audit Reports tabled in Parliament


Freetown, Sierra Leone – December 2nd, 2014- The Auditor General of Sierra Leone wishes to inform the general public that the Performance Audit Report on the Agricultural Mechanisation by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) and the Performance Audit Report on the Municipal Solid Waste- Case Study on Selected Local Councils were tabled in Parliament on the 2nd December, 2014.

Section 66 (4) of the Government Budgeting and Accountability Act (GBAA) 2005 states

that “Nothing in this section shall prevent the Auditor General from submitting special report for tabling in Parliament on matters that should not await disclosure in the annual report”.

In addition to the financial and regularity audits, the ASSL has established performance auditing as one of the services that will inspect the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which institutions use resources in carrying out their responsibilities.

In line with the Auditor General’s mandate, as guardian of the public purse and Sierra Leone’s economic security, the ASSL undertook both performance audits in accordance with International Standards of Supreme Auditing Institutions (ISSAI) and the Performance Audit Guidelines.

The full reports can be found on the Audit Service Sierra Leone website or available at the Audit Service Sierra Leone headquarters,
2nd Floor, Lotto Building, Tower Hill, Freetown.

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