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IGP PARTNERS AuGF TO CURB FRAUD IN GOVERNANCE

The Auditor-General for the Federation, Anthony Mkpe Ayine receiving complimentary symbol of friendship from the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed .A. Adamu, as they both partner to entrench Accountability and Transparency in Government.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has reaffirmed his commitment to the Federal Government’s efforts at curbing fraud, enhancing transparency and accountability in government. The IGP made this known during a courtesy call on him by the Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, FCA, on Friday, 25th September, 2020, at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja.

The high-power courtesy visit of top Management personnel of the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (OAuGF) was informed by the need for both institutions to collaborate, foster mutual understanding and build strong relationships for the purpose of promoting accountability and transparency, which are cornerstones for socio-economic development of any society.

Mr. Ayine expressed the critical importance of auditing to the equally indispensable role of the police in ensuring good governance in the country. He noted inter-alia, that proper auditing of Police’s armoury and other logistics will reveal the true status of supplies and logistics requirement of the Force and no doubt help to facilitate proper planning and budgeting at any point in time. He commended the IGP for the excellent work he is doing and applauded him for the professionalism and people-oriented policing approaches.

In his remarks, the IGP while concurring with the Auditor-General on the importance of auditing, assured of the readiness of the Police under his watch to cooperate with the OAuGF in ensuring accountable and transparent processes in the management of equipment and resources of the Force.

 

Rotimi Ajayi

DD (Information) 

25-09-2020

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