DP Ruto with Anyang' Nyon'go on Monday during IBEC meeting. A photo has emerged of deputy president William Ruto having a light moment with Kisumu county governor professor Anyang' Nyon'go on Monday. This was during Monday's Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council meeting at the official residence of the deputy president William Ruto in Karen.
Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto and the retiring incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta fell out some months ago due to the handshake between the former and the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga in 2018. Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto has been heavily criticised for skipping his functions as the Deputy President.
Deputy president William Ruto today held a meeting with number of government official whom they agreed to work in improving the country economy. in his official Facebook page account DP Ruto said: Pending bills remains a sticky issue among devolved units in the country. We are glad the Controller of Budget, the Auditor General and the National Treasury have today agreed to convene a meeting with County Governments to define and profile the bills, how they can be tackled and fast tracked.
A new report released by the Auditor General has released intriguing information on how billion of shillings was lost finding their way into pockets of non-eligible staff in a scheme carried out at different hospitals. According to reports, some hospitals mastered the art of conman ship opening separate bank accounts to allow them to transact their loot while others had no separate budgets, work plans, procurement plans, or training plans for Covid-19 related activities and utilization of these funds leading to huge loss of money.
Council of Governors Chairman Martin Wambora who is also the Governor for Embu County. Photo/Courtesy Embu county governor Martin Wambora is in a tight corner after details have emerged that he had instructed the Auditor General to halt Covid-19 funds probe. Mr Wambora who is also the chairperson of the Council of Governors is said to have issued the instructions in his capacity as the CoG chair and has admitted the same to a Senate committee.
Working Kenyans are subjected to compulsory salary cuts to pay for NHIF and NSSF. However, this money may soon not even be available for pensioners under the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) as Kenyans risk losing Sh8.1 billion of their money through questionable land deals and infrastructure projects.
According to Citizen tv Kenya report, it was reported that the government has spent close to a tune of 1.8 on students confirmed not to be there in schools in the last financial year. This was after a report by Auditor General. It was noted that the ministry has wasted a lot of money.
A number of youth leaders in the ODM party has called upon the Chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Wafula Chebukati to resign, on claims that he is not fit to lead the commission in to the next general elections. Addressing the media on Wednesday, the youths alleged that Chebukati's leadership is questionable owing to unaccounted funds, and the blunders made in 2017 are yet to be solved.
It has emerged that the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government programs has lost about Ksh 389 million for defying court orders. The Auditor General has since noted that the amount of money lost by the powerful ministry could have been avoided. “The failure to clear the legal dues on time has resulted in heavy penalties and accumulated interests,” the report says.
Renown Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of agriculture CS Peter Munya's docket is in a tight corner after it emerged that milk coolers worth Ksh 2.34 billion was idle and vandalised. The Auditor General has since raised a red flag noting that it would be a total waste of public resources in case the college's continue lying idle at the different facilities.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinda suffered a huge blow and it seems their problems have only started following remarks by a Tangatanga member.Kandara MP Alice Wahome has claimed that legal action can be taken against President Uhuru and Raila if evidence is found by the Auditor General on how funds were used during the BBI process.
The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) paid its staff Ksh 17 million to cheer the Bandari Football Club matches in the year ending June 2019. As per a report by the Auditor-General tabled in parliament, the allowance paid to the staff is part of Ksh96 million unsupported sports expenditure that has been addressed by the evaluator.
A scan through various newspapers in the country showed different coverage of stories. Newspapers had unique stories though a majority of them were major developments in the country. Here are the top stories of various newspapers in the country: People Daily People Daily focused on how Covid-19 funds were misused by the government.
BBI court battle:Lawyers for President Kenyatta, IEBC conclude their oral submissions. Prof. Githu Muigai for IEBC says quorum finding based on non-existent law. Lawyers say High Court judgment opens President up to endless suits Mileage allowance theft:Auditor General questions payment of Ksh.16.6M to MPs.
PROJECTS funded by taxpayers' money are the most sought after by corrupt government officials, a report by the Auditor General has revealed. This is in contrast to donor-funded projects, as the funds spent are usually well managed. Good management of these projects often eliminates the space for the funds to be looted.
Details have emerged on how former Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko squandered the county’s resources to finance his lavish and extravagant lifestyle during his tenure as the County head. Reports indicate that Sonko splashed Sh4.09 Million from the county government coffers to hire a contingent of 33 police officers to provide him with security during his three-week trip to Mombasa in 2018.
Mombasa County Governor Hassan Joho testified before a Senate Committee on the Auditor General's report. Joho spoke before the County Public Accounts and Investments Committee, which was chaired by Migori Senator Ochilo Ayacko, to answer audit questions raised by the Auditor General's report for the fiscal year 2018/19.
It has emerged that the Senate's move of ousting Governor Mohamud Abdi of Wajir on Monday has paved the way for some governors to face irresponsible spending on anti-corona virus. Among the reasons why the governor was removed from office was the irresponsible use of the funds, despite the Sh2.4 billion allocation by the health department.
Auditor General Nancy Gathungu has uncovered that the Government of Kenya isn't the owner of the land where 28-story Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) stands. In her most recent report, Gathungu has revealed that the state corporation just as the Garden Square Restaurant believed to be part of KICC have title deeds which read an different name from that of the Kenyan government.
Recruited in any event 33 cops to monitor him during 22-roadtrip to Mombasa in 2018, a report by the Auditor General has uncovered. Examiner General Nancy Gathungu additionally addressed as much as Sh20 billion purportedly not appropriately represented during the 2018-19 monetary year. The previous lead representative paid a high number of watchmen, Sh4 million public cash without authorisation, the 2018-19 report peruses.