The report dubbed National Government Budget Implementation Review for the first nine months of the 2020/21 Financial Year, indicates that the entire budget spent by the Office of the President crossed the Ksh 13 billion mark with 800 million on entertainment and hospitality. The report also shows that the Office of the President spent a whopping Ksh 843 million for parties and receptions for the nine months from July 2020 to March 2021.
However the report says that this is a drop from Ksh1.18 billion the office spent in the last financial year, 2019/2020. The Executive Office of the President, which houses offices run by the President and his Deputy, spent Ksh 6.4 billion in employees' personal emoluments.
The report further reveals that 412 million was spent on domestic travel, Ksh 43 million on foreign travel and Ksh 29 million on printing and advertising, with other office expenses like training at Ksh 36 million, motor vehicle expenses Ksh125 million while Ksh4.9 billion went to other expenses.
The report concludes that the Office of the President and his deputy led in the hospitality category followed by State Department of Interior expenditure on Compensation to Employees.
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