ROLE OF AUDITORS IN CONTROLLING FRAUD IN GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHMENTS: A CASE STUDY OF STATE PRIMARY EDUCATION BOARD ENUGU

ABSTRACT

 

          This project is on the role of Auditors in controlling fraud in government owned establishment, (A case study of State Primary Education Board Enugu). It is aimed at knowing the need of auditors in government establishment how fraud can be curbed through their effort.

          The data of this study were collected through questionnaire, oral interview and examination of records.

          The questionnaire and oral interview were administered to staff under Auditing department and Accounting department.

          The simpler random statistical sampling method were used and thereafter the data collected were analyzed using percentages which served to put qualitative characteristics in the tables formulated in order to carry out the research work. The researcher findings revealed that role of auditors are badly needed in government establishment to eradicate fraudulent activities that is growing rampantly in the country today, also with the aid of auditors there will be no fraud or less of it in government establishments.

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