AN EVALUATION OF THE OFFICE OF ACCOUNTANT GENERAL IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS

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                                                                         Abstract
An evaluation of the Office of Accountant General cannot be over emphasized in the public parastatals. That is why the researcher have taken the pain to carry out an in-depth research on this topic ‘’An Evaluation of the Office of Accountant General in the Management of Public Funds’’. The research work begins in a way of introduction, background to the study, statement of problems, objectives of the study, significance of the study, scope and limitations and definition of relevant terms as applied the research project. In chapter two effort was made to cover very valuable/important and purposeful aspect of the office of accountant general as it contains as much as possible the meaning of accounting. It covers the roles and functions of the accountant general office. It studies the various departments in the office and reveals a lot of findings as to working of the department through the various data collections method. The researchers has adopted a descriptive design which implies that the study concerned itself with a systematic description of data related to the role in the management of public funds. The choice of the design is to facilitate easy and smooth investigation. In the findings of this research reveals that one of the problem affecting the office of the accountant general is that; it cannot perform its duties to the latter, because most of the qualified accountants who would have performed the needed accounting jobs leaves the public service early. The main reason why the accountants who are qualified leave the services early is because there are frustration by system in which public government accounting is being operated by such accounts or that is to be a given such qualified jobs as their counterparts in companies or other private organizations is not considered by the office of the accountant general. The researchers made some recommendations as to how the problem observed in the office could be tackled which states that the accounting system of the office of the accountant general in all department should be computerized.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page . . . . . . . . i
Approval page . . . . . . . ii
Dedication . . . . . . . . iii
Acknowledgement . . . . . . . iv
Abstract . . . . . . . . vi
Table of contents . . . . . . . vii
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of the study . . . . . 1
1.2 Statement of the problem . . . . . 2
1.3 Purpose of the study . . . . . . 3
1.4 Significance of the study . . . . . 3
1.5 Research questions . . . . . . 4
1.6 Scope of the study . . . . . . 5
1.7 Limitations of the study . . . . . 5
1.8 Definition of key concepts . . . . . 5
CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF LITERATURE
To be reviewed according to the sub-heading.
Note that every purpose must be represented with a heading.
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 Design of the study . . . . . . 17
3.2 Area of the study . . . . . . . 17
3.3 Population of the study . . . . . . 17
3.4 Sample of the study . . . . . . 18
3.5 Description of instruments . . . . . 18
3.6 Administration and retrieval of instrument . . . 19
3.7 Method of data analysis . . . . . . 20
3.7 Problem of methodology . . . . . 20
CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Introduction . . . . . . . 21
4.2 Data presentation . . . . . . . 21
4.3 Test of hypothesis . . . . . . . 28
4.4 Discussion of findings . . . . . . 32
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 Summary . . . . . . . . 35
5.2 Recommendations . . . . . . . 35
5.3 Conclusion . . . . . . . . 37
Bibliography
Appendix/Appendices