The Office of the Auditor-General of Kenya is an Independent Office established under §229 of the Constitution of Kenya to audit Government Bodies and report on their management of allocated funds. The current Auditor-General is Nancy Gathungu.
The Auditor-General's roles under the Kenyan constitution are :
- Within six months after the end of each financial year, the Auditor-General shall audit and report, in respect of that financial
- The Auditor-General may audit and report on the accounts of any entity that is funded from public funds.
The Auditor-General is mandated to do the following through the audit reports:
- An audit report shall confirm whether or not public money has been applied lawfully and in an effective way.
- Audit reports shall be submitted to Parliament or the relevant county assembly
- Within three months after receiving an audit report, Parliament or the county assembly shall debate and consider the report and take appropriate action.