Auditor General, John Muwanga seeking 33.6 billion additional funds for his docket

By Moses Kyeyune

The Auditor General, John Muwanga has appalled to the Finance Committee of Parliament seeking 33.6 billion shillings as additional funds for his docket for the forthcoming financial year.

According to Muwanga, 83 billion shillings is required for the Office of the Auditor General but only 49.4 billion shillings.

He says that the funds are too little to meet the over bearing targets including an ever growing weight of audit backlogs.

Muwanga says that the docket’s targets for the next financial year have increased by 288 to 2583 compared to the current year and this requires additional funding.