Audit review underway as row rages over Ifmis

Auditor General Edward Ouko. He has called the reliability of the Integrated Financial Management System into question. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The system has been at the centre of some of the largest graft heists to hit Kenya in recent months, both at the national and county levels.
  • An audit released in November 2016 revealed that the system has numerous control weaknesses that badly expose it to fraud and misuse.

During this year’s devolution conference in Kirinyaga County, Auditor General Edward Ouko made a startling admission on the efficiency of the software that is currently being relied on to manage the country’s finances.

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