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Thursday, March 2, 2023 – Controller of Price range Dr. Margaret Nyakang’o has revealed Nairobi County Governor, Johnson Sakaja, can not account for Sh 18 billion income collected by the Nairobi county authorities.
In an interview with Citizen TV on Thursday, Nyakang’o stated the Sh 18 billion was alleged to clear pending payments but it surely disappeared mysteriously from the accounts.
“We discovered Nairobi County has quite a few financial institution accounts which obtain income however by no means will get to the County Income Fund (CRF) as supposed by the legislation,” Nyakango stated.
“As an illustration, we did discover that the liquor licensing payment has its personal checking account which by no means will get to the CRF and it is among the highest-paying sources of income,” she revealed.
Whereas exposing the rot within the Sakaja administration, Nyakang’o revealed that Nairobi registered solely Sh2.6 billion in income assortment for half a 12 months.
“If Nairobi collects Ksh5 billion in a 12 months, it means it doesn’t even make 30 p.c of the Ksh18 billion goal income,” she defined.
The controller of the price range defined that Nairobi was gathering the goal Ksh18 billion however the cash was not being accounted for.
“We do consider that Nairobi can gather even much more than the Ksh18 billion, the cash is collected however the place it goes is anybody’s guess,” she remarked.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.