MOTTO, MISSION, VISION & Core VALUES

MOTTO

Auditing for the Nation and Citizens.

Meaning:

  • Nation: Symbolises the public resources of the country, which belong to the present and also future generations of the citizens of country.
  • Citizens: Stress the fundamental fiduciary accountability of public sector accounting and auditing is for the citizens / shareholders.
  • FOR stresses the ultimate reason why the AGO exists and FOR what purpose.

Mission – What we are mandated to do.

Audit and report to the President, the Parliament and the Citizens on the proper accounting and also on the economy, efficiency and effective use of public resources to enhance public accountability.

Meaning:

  • To whom we report to: President (representing the Head of the Government and State as stated in the Constitution), Parliament (PAC – providing oversight function and making the Government accountable with the assistance from AGO reports), Citizens (representing the owners of public resources) –the 3 stakeholders within the Public Accountability Cycle.
  • Proper accounting: financial reporting and financial statements audits.
  • 3 E’s: Representing performance auditing.
  • Enhance public accountability: what financial auditing and performance auditing should result in.

Vision – Who we want to be.

Independent, Professional and Effective Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) providing value and benefits to the Nation and Citizens through public sector auditing.

Qualities:

  • Independence: Fundamental for an SAI as promulgated in the LIMA and Mexico Declarations and UN Resolution.
  • Professional: Encapsulates the values of professional standards, i.e. integrity, independence, objectivity and impartiality, confidentiality and professional competence
  • Effective SAI: Results oriented, timely reporting and providing recommendations that are relevant and AGO recommendations are respected and adhered
  • Outcome: Public Sector Auditing should ultimately result in creating / providing value and benefits to the Nation and Citizens.

CORE VALUES

  • INTEGRITY
  • INDEPENDENCE, OBJECTIVITY AND IMPARTILITY
  • CONFIDENTIALITY
  • PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE