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AGO: NLB’s Computerised System Selected & Purchased Books From More Expensive Vendors

Eight agencies were cited by the Auditor-General's Office (AGO) for lapses in procurement procedures. Among those highlighted in its report for the Financial Year 2013/14 released on Thursday (July 17) was the National Library Board (NLB)'s computerised system, implemented in 2012. The system, meant to help the selection and acquisition of books from its panel of vendors "with minimal human intervention", suffered from "logic flaws and inadequacies", according to the AGO.

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