Kisii County Assembly has been on news for a couple of months now over unending assembly squabbles between their former speaker Kombo who was impeached, the clerk and MCAs.
But today they shelved they divergent interests and decided to pass a 12 billion budget (for 2021/2022) for the great interest of the people of Kisii County.
The budget Committe chair on an interview today said that, they are intending to collect revenue amounting to 700m, higher from the last one which was 600m from local collections.
(Hon Ombachi-Chairman Budgeting)
The budget passed today was shared as follows:
The larger share will go to health, amounting to 3bn, because of the ravaging pandemic, that lately is on the rise especially kisii county, which is part of the red-spot zones.
The second highest share will go to Roads that will get 1.2bn shilings, to ensure that roads are maintained and those not yet completed are completed in time.
Thirdly, Education will receive 770M
Fourth, Agriculture which is the backbone of the economy in kisii county, will too receive 700m.
The chairman for the budget as well said that the greatest consideration in terms of priority will be the completion of projects and payment of huge amount of the pending bills.
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