A RECENT FEATHER IN THE CITY’S CAP IS ITS UNQUALIFIED AUDIT OPINION, ALSO REFERRED TO AS A CLEAN AUDIT.
EING invested heavily in good governance is a sure bet to reaping a good return on investment. Couple that with staying true to your mandate to stakeholders, both residents and business, you are bound to reap handsomely. That is exactly what The City of uMhlathuze can attest to about its four-and-a-half year term of office, marked by a string of impressive
accomplishments consistently. A recent feather in the city’s cap is its unqualified audit opinion, also referred to as a Clean Audit, during the 2019/20 financial year. The good news was presented before the Full Council by the Office of the Auditor-General (AG). The news of the Clean Audit was welcomed by an elated Mayor, Cllr Mduduzi Mhlongo, who ably leads the Financial Portfolio Committee, the Executive Council,
the Full Council, the Municipal Public Accounts Committee, the Audit Committee, the Finance Team, the Internal Audit and the Accounting Officer. “As the municipality, we are excited with the outcomes of the Audit for the 2019/20 financial year. For us, this is not an opportunity to be complacent but it is an opportunity to improve, and reverse some of the issues and recommendations raised in the report.