NYSC DG Tasks Accountants On Data Protection, Proper Documentation

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The Director General of National Youth Service Corps,
Brigadier General Yushau
Dogara Ahmed, has advised
account officers in the scheme
to ensure proper documentation of all financial transactions.

General Ahmed also said,
Accountants are expected to
guard their log in details and
uphold the virtue of dedication, diligence and higher responsibility.

He stated this on Monday
in his address at the 2023 finance and accounts officers’
workshop with the theme,
“Achieving Accountability
and Transparency in Public
Sector Accounting Through
Proper Documentation”, held
in Abuja.

In a statement sent to news
men, General Ahmed said,
“In line with one of his administration’s policy thrust, the Scheme would continue to provide conducive environments in the discharge of their official responsibilities.”

The Director General, who
was represented at the work
shop by the Director, Ventures
Management Department,
Prince Mohammed Momoh
urged the workshop participants to rededicate themselves to achieve excellence in the discharge of their duties.

In his address, the Acting
Director, Finance and Accounts, Mr Batan Akut said
proper accountability cannot
be overemphasized because
it is pivotal to foster trust and credibility in public sector accounting.

He stated further that documentation not only upholds
ethical standards, but also promotes responsible
governance.

“Through meticulous re
cord keeping, the public gains
insight into how funds are al
located and utilized, fostering confidence in the administration’s stewardship.

Transparency in document
ing financial activities bolsters accountability, prevents mismanagement, corruption and ultimately ensures that public resources are judiciously utilized for the collective welfare and development of the society”, Akut said.

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