AG guidelines ensure politicians have no excuse to prevent mismanagement
Corruption and financial mismanagement of public funds should be prevented by the new guidelines that will ensure ‘a strong control environment’
Government officials and politicians will no longer have the ability to feign ignorance about the measures that should have been taken to prevent financial mismanagement and corruption, after auditor-general Kimi Makwetu released specific guidelines on this on Wednesday .
Corruption and financial mismanagement is a major issue in SA, as has been most notably seen in the recent scandal surrounding procurement related to personal protective equipment needed for SA’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as irregularities identified in the most significant financial relief measures. ..