Nov. 21, 2022


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Lesotho hands over SADC auditors chair to Madagascar

Lesotho hands over SADC auditors chair to Madagascar

SADC Audit Committee

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    Lesotho bows out of the board following a three-year stint
    Auditor-General complete and presents all reports to relevant authorities within stipulated time

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ACTING Auditor-General and Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Board of Auditors, ’Mafani Masoabi, will on Wednesday hand-over the chairmanship to the Auditor-General of the Republic of Madagascar.

The Communications Manager in the office of the Auditor-General, ’Matšepo Mohau said this happens as Lesotho bows out of the board, following a three-year tenure of office.

This, after Masoabi, presented an audit report to the SADC Council of Ministers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in August.

The same report was presented to the SADC Management and the Audit Committee (oversight committee) in Botswana in July.
Mohau said the Auditor-Generals of Lesotho, Madagascar, and Botswana were appointed by the SADC Council of Ministers as members of the Board of Auditors for the purposes of auditing the SADC Secretariat for the financial year 2021/2022.
She said Masoabi will be accompanied to the event by the acting Deputy Auditor-General and team leader for the audit, Kopano Mou.

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She said the Lesotho Auditor-General managed to complete and present all the reports to relevant authorities within stipulated time, adding that this is a great achievement in their tenure.
The Office of the Auditor-General produced the audit report and presented it in accordance with section 117 (4) of the Constitution of Lesotho and section 27 of the Audit Act 2016.
The objective of the report is to among others, comment and provide information on various financial management and reporting, governance, and administrative issues. - LeNA

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