The Samoa Audit Office respectfully remembers long-serving and prominent Samoan accountant and auditor, former member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister, Matataualiitia Tupuola Afa Lesa.
The Samoa Audit Office joined the Samoa Tourism Authority, the Public Trust Office, and the Samoa Trust Estates Corporation in the last government prayer service for 2020 at the Government Prayer House in Palisi.
To end Pinktober, the Junior Leaders Forum (JLF) initiated a “wear it pink” Friday on the 30th October 2020 in support of all those who have lost their battle with cancer as well as the fighters and survivors to cancer.
The official opening for the National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) took place on Friday, 23rd October 2020 at Tuanaimato. The new building will be the focal point during emergency assistance and dissemination of all outgoing information in times of disasters.
In preparation for the population and housing census for Samoa planned in November 2021, Samoa Bureau of Statistics (SBS) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) are conducting the household listing and mapping update for both Upolu and Savaii. Together with the government's second stimulus package, SBS/MoF are also offering $50 for each citizen that will be registered. The aim is to implement the development of the National ID project and provide financial relief during the covid-19 pandemic to its citizens.
Samoa Audit Office (SAO) commemorated Public Service (PSC) Day on Friday, 2nd October 2020 with a brief thanksgiving service to the Almighty Lord by ACAG Jaslyn Mariner-Leota and Director Vaofusi. The theme reading from the scriptures was from the book of Psalms 23.
Last week Friday, 31st July 2020, the Samoa Audit Office acknowledged the contribution and hard work of everyone during the Financial Year 2019-2020. As an annual event, a prize giving and awards ceremony was held. Malo lava le galue.
The ladies of the Samoa Audit Office hosted a brunch to celebrate Father's Day. A small thanksgiving service was held to give thanks to our Lord with a hymn an a prayer followed by words of encouragement and appreciation by the Assistant Controller and Auditor General - Ms. Jaslyn Mariner-Leota.
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic currently affecting the world; two staff members of SAO did not give in, but continued their studies in China.