Nigeria’s Auditor-Common Retires; Aghughu Emerges Performing Auditor Common


Mr Adolphus Aghughu

After the retirement of the auditor-general, Mr Anthony Ayine from service,  Mr Adolphus Aghughu has emerged the Performing Auditor-Common of the Federation

In a press release launched by the Media Officer within the Workplace of the Auditor-Common of the Federation, OAuGF Oghenekevwe Ebireri, it was gathered that Aghughu might be heading the workplace till a substantive AuGF is appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

A few of the achievements of Ayine was additionally listed within the assertion. It learn;

“Enhancing and modernizing working instruments and audit methodologies was on the very coronary heart of Mr Ayine’s reform tasks and programmes with the goal of serving to the OAuGF ship on its mandate consistent with worldwide greatest practices. Beneath his watch, the OAuGF rolled out its second 5-year Strategic Growth Plan which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in Sept 2017.

“As a part of the continuing implementation of Worldwide Public Sector Accounting Requirements, IPSAS, throughout the Federal Ministries, Departments & Businesses, MDA, and as a part of reforms to additionally deliver Audit Stories as much as worldwide requirements, Mr. Ayine carried out a number of whole-of-office coaching occasions for Senior Administration and employees on IPSAS and the Worldwide Requirements of Audit, ISA.

“The Workplace underneath his distinctive management, ready a complete Regularity Audit Information, Code of Ethics and Conduct, High quality Management & Assurance Handbook, IT Audit Handbook and a Monetary Audit Handbook, FAM, and a Compliance Audit Handbook, CAM, based mostly on Worldwide greatest practices, and carried out intensive coaching of all employees within the utility of those manuals utilizing a train-the-trainer strategy.

“The outgoing AuGF additionally carried quite a few specialised audits (Efficiency & IT Audits), amongst them are: Built-in Personnel and Payroll Data Techniques, IPPIS; Authorities Built-in Monetary Administration and Data Techniques, GIFMIS; and the Nigerian Immigration Service e-passport system.

“Others are the Federal Highway Security Fee, FRSC – Drivers License Scheme, NDLS, the Nationwide Automobile Identification System, NVIS, the Treasury Single Account, TSA; the administration of Internally Displaced Individuals, IDP, by the Nationwide Emergency Administration Company, NEMA, and the effectiveness of the Small and Medium Enterprises Growth Company of Nigeria, SMEDAN.

“One other main achievement of the OAuGF underneath Mr Ayine is collaborations with Worldwide Our bodies – the Worldwide Organisation of Supreme Audit Establishments, INTOSAI, African Organisation of Supreme Audit Establishments –English Talking, AFROSAI-E, UK’s Nationwide Audit Workplace, NAO, and Division for Worldwide Growth, DFID, GIZ, World Financial institution, amongst others.

“Efforts had been additionally made in the direction of an Audit Act that can empower the OAuGF to successfully perform its mandate of making certain the federal government’s accountability to residents, and the method is ongoing.

“As well as, the employees power of the workplace grew between 2017- 2020 with no less than 257 new workers which signify 24.22 per cent of the Workplace’s employment.”

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