As part of the functions of the Provincial Internal Audit Office, specifically to assist the Governor in ensuring that appropriate actions are taken on the deficiencies noted by the Commission on Audit (COA) as contained in the Audit Observation Memoranda, PIAO attended the COA Audit Exit Conference last 15 May 2018, 1:30 in the afternoon at Villa Del Rey function hall, Provincial Capitol Complex together with Province’s officials, department heads and COA officers and personnel. Said conference was necessary in concluding the financial and compliance audit, and value for money audit and finalizing the 2017 Annual Audit Report.

During the conference, Mr. Johanson V. Disuanco, COA Audit Team Leader, discussed the findings and observations noted during the course of their audit. Observed shortcomings were then explained and justified by the officials concerned assuring that the Province, as always, will faithfully comply with all relevant laws, rules and regulations cited by COA.

As a testament of the Province’s commitment to good governance, Mr. Disuanco also expressed his commendation to the Provincial Government of Camarines Sur for an exemplary improvement in its operations. With this, the Management also assured COA that the Province will continue to comply and uphold transparency and accountability to further improve and effectively deliver the services to the constituents of Camarines Sur.


By: Jefferson Doblon


COA Audit Exit Conference 2018

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