PROFILE OF OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL FOR STATE

The Auditor-General is the Accounting Officer and head of the Office of the Auditor-General. There are presently four (4) Directors in the office and each department headed by a Director. The Auditor-General oversees, Coordinates and supervises the operations and activities of the various Departments.

Fiscal Policy Matters

Fiscal Policy Matters

Administration and Supplies

Administration and Supplies

Finance and Accounts

Finance and Accounts

Planning, Research and Statistics

Planning, Research and Statistics

Vision

To be an institution where Public Sector Auditing will give reliability, accountability and trustworthiness as it relates to State Government resources and Funding.

Mission

To be confident at expressing opinion on the financial statements to have a true and fair view with the effort of professional and skilled personnel as a responsibility to the Public as required by Law in an effective and efficient manner.

Objectives of the Ministry

The office of the Auditor General for the State is set out to achieve the following:-

  1. Fulfilling the power and responsibilities as provided under Section 125 of the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.
  2. Application of necessary extant laws, standards, ethics, regulations and procedures as demanded by the Local, National and Internationally recognized institutions i.e. Financial Regulations, Financial laws and Acts for Auditing the State financial statements, FRCN, ISA, IPSAS, INTOSAI, e.t.c.
  3. Exercising to an appreciable level of independence that will guarantee unbiased expression of opinion on State Financial Statement.
  4. Building a Professional and Highly qualified personnel versatile in Local and International Audit Services.
  5. Building a solid structural system that will assist Audit exercise and prevent threat.
  6. Displaying high level of proficiency as stated in regulation and professional ethics i.e. Integrity, Independence, Objectivity, Professional Skepticism, Confidentiality, Transparency, Accountability and Probity.

Core Values

Be fiscally responsible and focused on efficient, effective and prudent use of resources. E.g. timely publication of Annual Financial Statements.
Provide transparent financial reporting to enable public scrutiny and provide apolitical and non-partisan advice.  i.e. timely publication of Annual Financial Statements on the State’s website.
maintain the growth and development in the State’s financial status through steady growth in IGR.
Act professionally with honesty, consistency and impartiality. e. strict adherence to financial laws.
Ensure that government spending is within the available resources.

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