DTI Region 2 and the Commission on Audit held an exit conference on March 20, 2023, to discuss the results of the audit conducted on the department’s financial transactions.

The conference was attended by State Auditor III Tomasa A. Macutay and State Auditor III Michell C. Alfonso from COA and Regional Director Leah Pulido Ocampo, Chief of Staff Elena Marie V. Ferrer, CPD Chief Atty. Cyrus I. Restauro, SMEDD Chief Ramil Garcia, AFMD Chief Pedro Guimmayen, Management Audit Analyst Dane Rollan de los Santos, Accounting Officer Jona Mae Q. Reyes, STIDS Cheeza Leia C. Tagarino, Administrative Officer Vanessa Ross D. Tuddao, and Budget Officer Edelle C. Caranza from DTI Region 2.

During the conference, COA presented its findings on DTI Region 2’s financial transactions, including the department’s compliance with accounting and auditing standards, whereas DTI Region 2 discussed terms with its financial records and its compliance with relevant financial regulations.

RD Ocampo expressed her appreciation for the COA’s thorough audit and committed to continue adhering to financial regulations and best practices.

The exit conference was seen as a positive step in ensuring the integrity of the financial transactions of DTI Region 2, and it was emphasized that such audits were necessary for transparency and accountability in government agencies. *

Date of release: 21 March 2023