Ministry fumbles under PAC scrutiny over furniture loss

Three years after 197 items of furniture were destroyed or stolen because the Ministry of Agriculture failed to safeguard them after the reorganising of the Crops and Livestock Support Services Division, the ministry is still unable to properly account for the losses.

The issue came up for discussion yesterday as the Public Accounts Commit-tee (PAC) scrutinised discrepancies uncovered in the Auditor General’s 2011 report, which highlighted the case.

The Auditor General’s Office observed that “197 items of furniture and equipment could not be accounted after transfers were conducted  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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