The focus of the office of the Auditor General in the past 20 years has been to ensure that the right measures in financial management are put in place in government.

Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu says the office over the past two decades has been able to drive the message that transparency is critical when people are entrusted with public money. He says another key factor over the 20 years has been developing the necessary required skills in financial management in the public sector.

Each year the Auditor General compiles audit reports on how government has spent public money.

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