INTERNAL AUDIT AS A TOOL FOR PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY (A CASE STUDY OF OKEHI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE)

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ABSTRACT

The major objective of this study is to examine how internal audit can promote Accountability and transparency. The first chapter gave an in-depth of the background to the study, statement of the problem, objective of the study, research question, research study, limitation, definition of term in the course of the study, many literary works were on the literature review and conceptual framework in this chapter, the researcher was able to explain the concept of Internal Control based on the explanation given by different authors. The researcher was able to relate Internal audit as a check on Internal Control. Also, the researcher explained the concept of Accountability and Transparency, limitation of Internal System, and lastly review of previous Studies which the researcher gave a lot of Authors opinion. There is no research that can be done without presenting data. Chapter three, which is the research methodology on respondent who are well informed about auditing. The data collected were mostly analyzed by using chi-square method (x2) to arrived at final conclusion. Chapter Four focuses on the data presentation, analysis and interpretation. Based o the data collected and analyzed. It was discovered that the relationship between Internal audit department and other department strongly affect the Effectiveness of Accountability and Transparency in Okehi Local Government. The factors that hindering the effective performance of auditors includes auditor’s independence, qualification and working experience and laid down rules and regulations, while Chapter Five focus on Summary, Conclusion, Recommendation and Suggestion for further studies.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page                                                                                          i

Dedication                                                                                         ii

Certification                                                                                      iii

Dedication                                                                                         iv

Acknowledgement                                                                            v

Abstract                                                                                             vii

Table of Contents                                                                             ix

List of Tables                                                                                    xiii

CHAPTER ONE:            INTRODUCTION

1.1     Background of the Study                                                       1

1.2     Statement of the Study                                                          3

1.3     Objective of the Study                                                           4

1.4     Research Question                                                                 5

1.5     Research Hypothesis                                                              6

1.6     Significance of the Study                                                      7

1.7     Scope of the Study                                                                 8

1.8     Limitation                                                                               9

1.9     Definition of Terms                                                               10

CHAPTER TWO:          LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1     Introduction                                                                            12

2.2     Concept of Internal Control                                                  13

2.3     Internal Audit as a Check on Internal Control                   17

2.4     Internal Check                                                                        21

2.5     Concept of Accountability and Transparency                    23

2.6     Limitation of Internal Control System                                         25

2.7     Review of Previous Studies                                                  27

2.8     Summary                                                                                30

CHAPTER THREE:     RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.0     Introduction                                                                            32

3.1     Research Design                                                                    33

3.2     Population of the Study                                                         33

3.3     Sampling Method                                                                  34

3.4     Sampling Procedures                                                             34

3.5     Research Instrument                                                              35

3.6     Analysis of Data Collected                                                   36

3.7     Statistical Tools and Analytical Procedures                        36

3.8     Limitation of Methodology                                                   37

CHAPTER FOUR:        DATA ANALYSIS RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

4.1     Introduction                                                                            39

4.2     Data Analysis                                                                         39

4.3     Analysis of Responds/Items on the Questionnaire                    44

4.4     Testing of Research Hypothesis                                            51

4.5     Discussion of Findings                                                          57

CHAPTER FIVE:          SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1     Introduction                                                                            60

5.2     Summary                                                                                60

5.3     Conclusion                                                                             62

5.4     Recommendation                                                                   63

5.5     Suggestion for Further Studies                                              65

References                                                                              66

Appendix                                                                                69

Questionnaire