IT WAS MEANT FOR TRANS­PARENCY

The Star (Kenya) - - General News -

The In­te­grated Fi­nan­cial Man­age­ment Sys­tem was launched in Au­gust 2014. Its aim was to pro­mote open­ness and ac­count­abil­ity in the use of pub­lic funds and govern­ment func­tions. It was ex­pected that Ifmis would ease the cost of do­ing busi­ness. This has not been the case, with re­ports of the sys­tem be­ing ma­nip­u­lated to steal bil­lions of shillings. Last year, the gov­er­nors threat­ened to push for the sus­pen­sion of the on­line pro­cure­ment plat­form.

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