Nyeri's Deputy Governor Dr. Caroline Karugu has sued the county Governor Mutahi Kahiga and the County Secretary over alleged withholding of his salary and allowances.
Dr. Karugu, through her lawyer J Harrison Kinyanjui, says she has not received her salary since November 2019 and has also been denied access to her office.
The deputy governor further alleges that she has not been invited to cabinet meetings since April 2019. In an application before the Nyeri Employment and Labour Court, the deputy governor also claims that she has been denied fuel allowance and other allowances she is legally entitled to.
She goes ahead to claim, that she has spent quite a good cash of hers, for her own security and fueling her vehicle minus any compensation till now. She further goes ahead to say that she fears for her life considering that she feels, not safe as she has spent much on herself.
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