Selvin Bell, the Deputy Auditor General Audit Service Sierra Leone has said that to reinforce the organization to conduct accurate auditing for Ministries Department and Agencies, they have submitted NLe 17.1M for 2024 to the Official of the Ministry of Finance in Room Two at the Ministry of Finance conference room at George Street in Freetown.

The Deputy Auditor proceeded to state that they have and major challenge in the inflation and exchange rate but that they have done a framework which they have given to the ministry.

Mr. Bell informed journalists that they have received NLe 12.5M from the Ministry of Finance which they are trying to use to put up their building at Tower Hill at the end of the year. He disclosed that at the start of 2024, they are planning what they want to audit and to strengthen their communication by informing paramount chiefs about the work of audit service Sierra Leone. ( He stated that in 2023 the Audit Service conducted an audit on MDAs and twenty-two councils.

“There are some MDAs who complied by providing documents while some did not,” he said.

He stated that they are trying to set up information external digital processes, increase coverage in specialized audits, and continue to undertake financial, performance, and compliance audits.

According to him, the information communications and education unit continues to team up with non-state actors via town hall meetings radio programs, and joint collaboration.