INTERNAL AUDIT UNIT

Definition

Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations.

It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Internal Audit Unit of Adentan performs an independent, objective, assurance and consulting function that adds value and improves operations by

  • Ensuring effectiveness and adequacy of internal control processes and systems regarding the judicious use of the Assembly’s  resources
  • Ensuring Compliance with the relevant laws, regulations, Assembly’s policies etc.

 

The Internal audit unit of Adentan has carried out several audits on the activities of the Assembly over the years and have duly submitted reports to the appropriate sectors as required by law.

Some thrust areas audited

Revenue management

Expenditure

Payroll

Procurement processes

Transport & stores

Permitting system of the Assembly etc.

 

We observed rules of conduct such as Integrity - (being honesty, diligence and responsible), Objective - (being unbiased), Confidential- (Being prudent in the use and protection of information acquired in the course of our duties), Competent- (Engage only in those services for which we have the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience) just to mentioned a few.

 

Staff strength

The Unit currently has six staff.

The internal audit unit of Adentan Municipal Assembly is a very friendly unit where any citizen of the municipality can freely walk in and give us vital information regarding the operations of any department/ unit of the Assembly

We would investigate it thoroughly in professional manner without any trace of the informant.

 And if any wrong doing is unearth, the said department/ unit will be made to answer.

 

 

 

 

 

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