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BRIEF ON THE OFFICE

This Office was created through Decree No. 15 of 1989 as amended by Decree No.25 of 1990.  Prior  to its creation in 1989, the Auditor-General for State had been responsible for auditing the accounts of the Local Governments in the State.  During this period, a Department of Local Government Accounts in the State Audit handled the auditing of accounts of Local Governments and rendered financial advice to the Local Governments. However, due to the magnitude of funds made available to the Local Governments from the Federation Accounts, the task of auditing the two tiers of Government became too enormous for the State Auditor-General. As a result, the Federal Government by the Provision of Decree No. 15 of 1989 as amended by Decree No.25 of 1990 (Basic Constitution and Transition Provision Amendment Act.) created the Office of the Auditor-General for Local Governments to take over duties and responsibilities of auditing of Local Government Accounts and rendering financial advice.

ADDRESS:
Local Government Audit, Parastatals Building Block "B" Oke - Mosan, Abeokuta

POSTAL ADDRESS:
P.M.B 2047, Abeokuta.

PHONE:

POLITICAL HEAD:

ADMINISTRATION HEAD
Mr. Muhammed Ajani Ogunleye FCA (08037252159 | muhammedogunleye12@gmail.com)

DEPARTMENTS

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS

Director:

Mr. Lamidi Ajani Mulero

PHONE: 08034077819

EMAIL: lamimulero@gmail.com

Duties

  • Developing and designing data collection instruments for the Agency.
  • Initiates data collections and processing for planning and making decisions.
  • Serving as a linkage to collaborating agencies and other stakeholders on data management and other related issues.
  • Supervision of and partaking in collection, collation and compilation of detailed audit statistics and computation/submissions of projections.
  • Serving as data bank for the Agency.

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ACCOUNTS

Director:

Mr. Adewale Abraham Coker

PHONE: 08033547969

EMAIL: walecoker1@gmail.com

Duties

  • Handling the Statutory Auditing of the Twenty (20) Local Governments in the State.
  • Handling the report of Board of Enquiry on losses of fund and store in the Local Governments.
  • Farming out and issuing the final report of the twenty (20) Local Governments Education Authorities by firm of External Auditors/Chartered and Public Accountants.
  • Auditing the Accounts of Traditional Councils in the State.
  • Auditing the Accounts of State Local Government Joint Account Committee (JAAC).
  • Auditing of 1% Training Fund Account held by the Local Government Service Commission.
  • Examination and Certification of Local Governments and Primary School Teachers Retirement papers.
  • Auditing of Bureau of Local Government Pension Accounts.
  • CURRENT PROGRAMS
  • Auditing of 2015 Local Governments Accounts.
  • Auditing and certification of pension papers.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPLIES

Director:

Mrs. Ibironke Oladunni Elemide

PHONE: 08034981176

EMAIL: ielemide@yahoo.com

Duties

  • Assisting the Auditor-General in formulation, review and execution of Administrative policies.
  • Coordination and supervision of the department of Administration and Supplies of the Agency.
  • Treating of policy matters of different kinds relating to the Agency.
  • Handling of human capital matters such as appointments, promotion, advancement, transfers, human capacity building, discipline, welfare of staff etc.
  • Preparation of Annual Manpower Estimates of the Agency.
  • General maintenance of facility of the Agency, that is house-keeping.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Auditor-General.

DEPARTMENT OF OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS

Director:

Mrs. Adedotun Temitope Oladipo

PHONE: 08108992276

EMAIL: hadedotun@gmail.com

Duties

  • To see that the proper System of Account is established and maintained.
  • To exercise supervision over the receipt of public revenue and ensure its prompt collection.
  • To see that proper provision is made for safe keeping of public money, securities, stamps, receipts, tickets, licenses and valuable documents.
  • Exercise supervision over all officers under his authority entrusted with the receipt and expenditure of public money and take precautions, maintenance of efficient checks, against the occurrence of fraud, embezzlement or carelessness.
  • Promptly charge in his accounts under the proper heads and subheads of all disbursements whether expenditure or other payments.
  • To check all cash book and Expenditure register.
  • Promptly bring to account as a receipt any cash or stamps found in excess of the balances shown in the cash or stamp register.
  • Promptly make good any minor deficiency not caused by theft or fraud in the cash or stamps and report in writing details to the appropriate officer.
  • To see that all books are correctly posted and kept up to date.
  • To see that the authorized maximum cash balance that may be held at one time is not exceeded.
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