EACC offers a helping hand as audit exposes loopholes in Vihiga County
13:08:2019: An Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission audit has revealed weaknesses, loopholes and inefficiencies in the Vihiga County government. These include failure to remit to the county revenue fund rent deductions collected from officers occupying county houses. A Corruption Risk Assessment report detailing these findings was handed over to Governor Wilber Otichillo. It follows the Commission’s review of systems, policies, procedures and practices of the County Executive between 26th November and 8th December 2018 as part of the activities commemorating the International Anti-Corruption Day — 9th December 2018. The audit sought to identify corruption loopholes and to advise on how to seal them and promote good governance in the county. Among its other findings were: Lack or failure to develop policy guidelines and operating procedures manuals. Undertaking unplanned procurement. Undertaking ad hoc recruitment, processing of…
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission gathers information on corruption occurring in Government and the public Sector from a variety of sources. These sources include members of the public, heads of government departments and agencies, officials working in both the public and private sectors and the media.
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