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County wastage must be tamed

In Summary
  • Pilferage and living large by those entrusted by the public to run the counties on their behalf has left some counties worse off than before devolution.
  • Elections are coming in eight months and voters need to put each of their elected leaders under the microscope to see how they spend public funds.

A new report by the Controller of Budget Margaret Nyakang’o shows that counties spent Sh22.6 million per day on travel in the first three months of the current financial year. 

In the three ...