International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 6 (2018)

Influence of audit function in promoting good governance in local government authorities in Tanzania: A case of Kyerwa district council


Nassoro Shabani Ngulungu, Dr. Samwel Marwa Werema

The objective of the study was to assess the influence of audit functions/services on promoting good governance in Local Government Authorities in Tanzania. The study used a sample size of 80 respondents from a population of 100 staffs and non-staff of Kyerwa District Council. The data was analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. The study revealed that the audit function was a sufficient tool in promoting good governance including improvement of accountability and good management. The study concluded that, a combined force of audit functions and audit committee can work well to promote good governance, accountability and sound management. Audit functions such as Vouching, Risk Management, Internal Control and auditor’s report is about promoting transparency, Efficiency and effective, Accountability, rule of law to administrations of Kyerwa District council to meet its established and defined objectives. In view of the findings, the study recommends that Audit functions should be improved at Kyerwa District Council in order to strengthening good governance by making sure audit function are considered positively as grassroots of promoting good Governance.
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How to cite this article:
Nassoro Shabani Ngulungu, Dr. Samwel Marwa Werema. Influence of audit function in promoting good governance in local government authorities in Tanzania: A case of Kyerwa district council. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 6, 2018, Pages 82-85
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