The Auditor- General for Local Governments in Lagos State will commence a statewide projects inspection exercise and asset verification in all 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas in the state .
A statement issued on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary / Auditor- General for Local Governments , Adesumbo Abolarin , said the exercise would begin on Monday and end on December 4 .
According to her, there will be specific attention on projects undertaken and completed between January and December 2019 .
She said the exercise would also verify all movable and non – movable assets of the Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas .
She stated , “ In order to ensure a worthwhile exercise , professionally qualified engineers in diverse fields from the Ministry of Housing , Transportation , Works and Infrastructure , New Towns Development Authority and LSDPC have been co – opted to strengthen and add value to the audit – team ’s technical competence ” .
While reminding the LG / LCDAs that the outcome of the inspection and verification exercise would be published and widely circulated , she enjoined the chairmen of the councils to cooperate with the inspection teams towards the timely completion of the exercise .