Financial management and public accountability in local governments in Uganda: A case of Bukedea district local government.

Egwayu Stephen, Omache Henry, Mabonga Eric, Owino Samson, Nalela Kizito


The purpose of the study was to establish the effect of financial management on public accountability in Bukedea district local government. We did a survey and data was collected from a sample of 73 respondents. Regression analysis was employed in order to establish the effect between the variables that were studied. Findings indicated that financial planning and financial controls have positive significant effect on public accountability. We concluded that good financial management leads easy public accountability by public officers to the citizens, and such accountability is manifested in the service delivery.

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