Performance auditing aims at enhancing economy, efficiency, ethics and effectiveness in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies. It assesses whether public bodies carry out their operations with due regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness. Performance Audits also assesses operations of Government entities with the power to make or influence environmental policy formulation and regulations; entities with power to monitor and control environmental actions of others; and entities whose operations affect or impact the environment.
- To provide government entities with independent information and advice on how best they can use available resources and provide support to democratic government.
- To provide key stakeholders with professional and independent assessments of government's activities.