[PHOTOS] Heavy police presence at Parliament ahead of budget reading

Heavy security personnel has been deployed around the area as a safety measure.

In Summary

• The Budget comes two months earlier than the usual June date to allow sufficient preparation for the August 9 general elections.

Budget reading preparations at the National Treasury on April 7, 2022.
Budget reading preparations at the National Treasury on April 7, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI

It is all systems go as the National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani is expected to read the 2022/2023 budget.

Preparations are ongoing as the country awaits Ukur to read the Sh3.31 trillion budget for the financial year, starting July.

This is 4.8 per cent more compared to the Sh2.9 trillion budget for the 2020/21 fiscal year.

The Budget comes two months earlier than the usual June date to allow sufficient preparation for the August 9 general elections.

Ukur will deliver the budget proposals on April 7, 2022, from 3:00 pm at the National Assembly, Nairobi.

Heavy security personnel has been deployed around the area.

Police deployed at Parliament ahead of budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Police deployed at Parliament ahead of budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI
Outside the National Assembly building ahead of the budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Outside the National Assembly building ahead of the budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI
Security officers take charge of the National Assembly building ahead of budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Security officers take charge of the National Assembly building ahead of budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI
Security personnel takes charge of the National Assembly building ahead of budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Security personnel takes charge of the National Assembly building ahead of budget reading on April 7, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI
The National Treasury along Harambee Avenue.Treasury CS Ukur Yattani is expected to read the Sh3.31 trillion budget for the financial year starting July two months earlier than traditional time.
The National Treasury along Harambee Avenue.Treasury CS Ukur Yattani is expected to read the Sh3.31 trillion budget for the financial year starting July two months earlier than traditional time.
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