Audit Reveals Inconsistencies at Haramaya University

Dec 28 , 2019


The financial audit report conducted on Haramaya University revealed a nearly 25-million-Br audit gap due to uncollected income tax revenues and unsettled payments over ten years. The audit report was presented to the Public Expenditure Administration & Regulation standing committee of the parliament last Wednesday. The gap was found unaccounted for as a result of the unauthorised procurement of medicine, uncollected income tax payments for guest lecturers, over expenditures and inflated overtime payments for security guards, as well as uncollected revenues and unsettled payments. The audit also revealed that nearly 1.6 billion Br was spent for construction of a new building, which was not properly registered as the permanent property of the University.


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