HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The Audit service Commission was inaugurated on the 10th March, 2014, by the former Governor of Lagos State, Gov. Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN, to manage the Career of all Auditors in the Lagos State Civil service including advice to government on Audit Policy issues. The Commission had a Chairman, four Commissioners and an Executive Secretary.

Year 2015 marked the Commission’s first full year in operation as manager of Career of Auditors employed in the Lagos State Civil Service. The Commission is one of the very important and key Commissions within the State because of its peculiar and very important role. The independence of the public sector Auditors cannot be over emphasized. It is in pursuance of this that the Lagos State Audit Service Commission was inaugurated.

The Commission is responsible for engendering trust and confidence in public sector processes that exemplify the principles of probity, merit, transparency, impartiality, consistency and fairness. It is committed to ensuring that these core principles are not mere ends in themselves but the means to achieving the greater goal, thus facilitating the delivery of the most efficient and effective public service.

The Commission is on the verge of publishing its Codes of Ethics and Professional Conduct manual for Auditors the purpose of which is to promote an ethical culture in the profession of  auditing. The document when released would assist Audit practitioners by institutionalizing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Commision is satisfied that the audit and assurance function, developed since its establishment, has proven a robust and effective mechanism for improving efficiency by ensuring that career progression for Auditors is made on merit, following a fair, open, and competitive process.

The current Commission is the second set since inception.  It has a Chairman and four Commissioners, appointed on the basis of their professional competence and capability. The Chairman and the Commission Members were appointed on the 2nd November, 2015 and they promised the House that efforts would be made to block all the loopholes in the State treasury; also to ensure that the Treasury Single Accounts (TSA) policy of the State Government is successful.

 

MEMBERS OF THE AUDIT SERVICE COMMISSION

S/N NAME POSITION
1 Mr. Waliu Onibon Chairman
2 Hon. Husitode Dosu Moses Commission Member
3 Mrs. Folake Onabolu Commission Member
4 Dr. Abiodun Oladipo Akhigbe Commission Member
5 Permanent Secretary

 VISION STATEMENT

A world class organization committed to excellence in Public Auditors’ Services.

MISSION STATEMENT

To build disciplined, highly motivated workforce committed to professionalism and safety of public funds, while providing technical advice to the Lagos state government on Audit Policy issues The Audit Service Commission was inaugurated on the 10th March, 2014, by the former governor of Lagos State, Gov. Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN, to manage the Career of all Auditors in the Lagos State Civil Service including giving advice to government on Audit Policy issues. The Commission has a Chairman, four Commissioners and a Secretary.

Year 2015 marked the Commission’s first full year in operation as manager of Career of Auditors employed in the Lagos State Civil Service. The Commission is one of the very important and key Commissions within the State because of its peculiar and very important role. The independence of the public sector Auditors cannot be over emphasized. It is in pursuance of this that the Lagos State Audit Service Commission was inaugurated.

The Commission is responsible for engendering trust and confidence in public sector processes that exemplify the principles of probity, merit, transparency, impartiality, consistency and fairness. It is committed to ensuring that these core principles are not mere ends in themselves but the means to achieving the greater goal, thus facilitating the delivery of the most efficient and effective public service.

The Commission is on the verge of publishing its Codes of Ethics and Professional Conduct manual for Auditors the purpose of which is to promote an ethical culture in the profession of  auditing. The document when released would assist Audit practitioners by institutionalizing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Commision is satisfied that the audit and assurance function, developed since its establishment, has proven a robust and effective mechanism for improving efficiency by ensuring that career progression for Auditors is made on merit, following a fair, open, and competitive process.

The current Commission is the second set since inception.  It has a Chairman and four Commissioners, appointed on the basis of their professional competence and capability. The Chairman and the Commission Members were appointed on the 2nd November, 2015 and they promised the House that efforts would be made to block all the loopholes in the State treasury; also to ensure that the Treasury Single Accounts (TSA) policy of the State Government is successful.

 

DEPARTMENTS AND UNITS IN THE COMMISSION

Departments:

ACCOUNTS

TECHNICAL DEPT

ADMN & HUMAN RESOURCE

CAREER MANAGEMENT

RECRUITMENT & APPEAL

SECRETARIAT

EXIT AND SEVERANCE

UNITS

PUBLIC AFFAIRS UNIT

AUDIT UNIT

PLANNING

PROCUREMENT

ICT UNIT