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Treasury to Freeze Funds for These 18 Counties

 The Controller of Budget (CoB) Margaret Nyakang'o has exhorted the National Treasury not to deliver assets to eighteen districts that spent more than 35% of the monies distributed to them on compensations and other repetitive use. 

CoB gave an assertion demonstrating that it was in chats on how the freeze would be done - addressing assets for the 2021-2022 monetary year. 

The spending plan survey report for the initial nine months of the 2020-21 monetary year showed that the absolute consumption of the influenced lapsed units on staff payments was 52.9 percent of their complete used.

"We have created suggestions on how can be dealt with oversee high compensation charges in areas so they are inside the law and I would prescribe everyone to peruse the report of the Controller of Budget each quarter to get every one of the subtleties on what's going on in your district," Nyakong'o noted. 

The influenced incorporate Baringo, Bungoma, Elgeyo Marakwet, Embu, Garissa, Homa Bay, Kiambu, Kirinyaga, Kisii, Kitui and Machakos. 

Others were Meru, Murang'a, Nandi, Taita Taveta, Tharaka Nithi, Vihiga and West Pokot provinces. 

CoB guidelines express that province governments should not spend more than 35% of distributed cash on compensation. 

Among the proposals made is that province governments ought to create and execute elective measures to work on the age of pay from their own hotspots for the completely subsidized spending plan. 

The regulator additionally suggested that areas ought to focus on execution of advancement ventures to work on the way of life for its residents and guarantee spending on improvement exercises consents to Section 107(2) (b) of the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act, 2012. 

Further, they suggested that province governments ought to guarantee all income receipts are banked flawless into the County Revenue Fund (CRF) account and create systems to guarantee all unspent money balance is repaid into the CRF account in accordance with the law. 

Province Treasuries have likewise been encouraged to survey use on movement and means recompenses to guarantee it is trustworthy and organization control measures to shorten this use and keep away from inefficient spending. 

At long last, it is suggested that the National Treasury ought to dispense assets to districts on an ideal premise to guarantee that financial plan execution isn't unfavorably influenced.

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Baringo Bungoma CoB Elgeyo Marakwet Margaret Nyakang'o


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