The Director General of the Internal Audit Agency (IAA), Eric Oduro Osae, congratulated the Audit Unit of the Ministry of Education for its exceptional performance in terms of good financial management practices and protection of funds public.
He therefore tasked the unit to extend good practices and professionalism to other agencies reporting to the ministry, as well as to maintain prudent management of resources and accountability in their agencies.
Dr Oduro Osae made the observation when he inaugurated a six-member ministry audit committee in Accra on Thursday.
The six-member audit committee is chaired by Seth Anaglate of the Internal Audit Agency, the other members being Ms Marian Ofosu Dankyi of the IAA, Daniel Boateng Ansong of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ghana.
The other members are Catherine Appiah Pinkrah, Madame Mavis Asare Donkor and Divine Ayidzoe, all from the Ministry of Education.
âThe Ministry of Education is one of our good clients because of the professional work of the audit team in financial management practices and oversight, and I urge you to keep up the good work for the good. of the nation “.
He also urged the audit committee to liaise with the leadership of the ministry in order to adopt the best financial management practices to protect the public funds towards the development of this country.
Education ministry director general Benjamin Gyasi said the role listeners play in the country cannot be underestimated.
He therefore urged the auditors to remain professional and abide by the rules and regulations at all times so that they are able to serve the nation in various ways for the socio-economic development of the nation.
The director general assured the new management audit committee of the ministry’s support to ensure that they played their role effectively in developing education in the country.
On behalf of the team, Mr. Seth Anaglate, the new Chairman of the Audit Committee, pledged to work very hard to ensure the protection of public funds at all times.
It is committed to following established governance structures, rules and regulations binding their operations to ensure that the staff of the ministry and the agencies that depend on it adopt prudent financial management practices for the good of the country.