Audit personnel from Francophone African countries are meeting in Yaounde to upgrade skills on performance- based auditing in in the continent. Chairing the three day seminar that opened on Tuesday 3rd November 2015 in Yaounde, Cameroon’s Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Supreme State Audit Office, Mbah Acha Rose Fomundam, underscored the importance of the capacity building workshop.
She urged the 32 participants drawn from 23 institutions charged with the control of public funds in Francophone Africa to sharpen skills that will render them more professional and effective in the management of public finances. The Minister Delegate also lauded the efforts of the state experts noting that the ongoing seminar will help empower them in producing equality reports that will meet international standards.
According to CREFIAF’s Manager of Capacity Development, Celestin Mgboa Ankamtsene, Supreme State Audit institutions are challenged to render state personnel performant and ensure that state financial institutions carry out transparent transactions. The Regional Council for the Training of Supreme Audit of Public Finance in Francophone Sub-Haran Africa with its French acronym, CREFIAF,is organised in partnership with the International Organisation of Supreme State Audit Institutions.