AUDITOR General Dr Dick Sichembe has written to the Road Development Agency (RDA) informing them that his office will be conducting an audit of the construction of roads projects for the period January 1, 2017 to August 31, 2021.
In a letter dated September 3, 2021 and addressed to the RDA Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Sichembe said all relevant records relating to the exercise should be prepared.
“RE: AUDIT OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 2017 TO AUGUST 2021. I wish to inform you that my office will be conducting an audit of the construction of roads projects for the period 1st January 2017 to 31 August 2021. The audit will be conducted in accordance with Article 250 of the Republican Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act no. 2 of 2016, public audit no. 13 of 1994 and the Public Finance Management Act no. 1 of 2018,” stated Dr Sichembe.
“In this regard, you will be required to prepare all relevant records relating to the exercise. Please note that the engagement letter for the assignment which will among others indicate the commencement date for the audit will be sent in due course. I look forward to full cooperation from your staff during the audit.”