Major Blow to Meru MCAs After New Declaration by Controller of Budget After Meeting Governor Kawira
The Kenyan Controller of Budget Margaret Nyakango has backed Meru county governor Kawira Mwangaza's stance against the Meru County Assembly members. This follows their meeting where the CoB noted that the Governor should not implement the demands of the MCAs to award them ward fund. The Controller of Budget noted that the ward fund that the Members of County Assembly have been demanding is not recognised in the law and hence unconstitutional.
Alai Warns EACC Over Defending The 3 Nyanza Counties After Allegedly Failing To Do This
The Kileleshwa Ward Member of County Assembly Hon. Robert Alai has sent a stern warning to the EACC not to defend the 3 Nyanza counties which according to recent reports from the Controller of Budget, Dr. Margaret Nyakang'o have not adequately spend on developments for counties.
Big Blow To Nyanza People As Report Shows 3 Nyanza Counties Fail To Spend On Development
Controller of Budget under Margaret Nyakang'o has shared a report showing how counties are spending on development. Margaret Nyakang'o According to the report which focused on the first quarter of the 2022/2023 financial year, three Nyanza Counties namely Kisumu county, Migori County and Siaya county have not spend much on development between July and September 2022.
Controller of Budget Expresses Worry Over Govt's Appetite For Loans
Controller of Budget Hon Margaret Nyakango has today expressed her concerns in regards to Govt increased appetite for international loans even as she revealed that Kenyans are expected to experience triple taxation if necessary measures aren't implemented. Speaking today as reported by the standard media group, Nyakango reported it is worrying that the Kenya Kwanza Govt lacks economic plans to curtail the rising Public debt a move that is likely to see the common Mwananchi enjoy increased prices of basic commodities such as Unga, Sugar, petroleum products and electricity tokens among many other.
UPDATE: Governor Nyongo Holds High Profile Meeting at His Office a Day After Election as LREB Chair
Kisumu County Governor Prof. Peter Anyang' Nyong'o is keen on delivering his campaign promises to residents of Kisumu following his recent election to serve a second term as Governor. Just a day after his election as the Chairperson of the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) during a summit held at Ciala Resort, Kisumu County, Nyong'o has held a high profile meeting at his office.
Why Meru MCAs Have Advised Locals To Contact their Governor Kawira Mwangaza Rather Than Calling Them
The Ward Development Fund was deemed illegal by the Controller of Budget on Friday. He also asked MCAs to follow their mandates and refrain from interfering with the development projects that are carried out in their wards. Through ward community projects, according to Dr Margaret Nyakang'o, the executive can guarantee a fair distribution of development.
Controller Of Budget Warns, Asks Governors To Increase Revenue Collections
Devolution might not fully come into play in some of the Kenyan counties by the Controller of Budget. This is was all brought by the 2010 Constitution whereby both the National Government and all County Governments which are led by Governors are expected to generate their own revenue On top of their revenue, the National Government in every fiscal budget allocates certain amount of money to every county thus giving Governors enough money to run their duties.
Meru MCAs suffer a major blow after Kawira Mwangaza Wins Round One in pursuit of a Ward Development
Meru Members of County Assembly (MCAs) suffered a major blow in their pursuit of a Ward Development Fund after the controller of budget, Margaret Nyakang'o, deemed their demands unattainable. The announcement allowed the area governor, Kawira Mwangaza, to breathe a sigh of relief after months of wrangling with the lawmakers.
Controller of Budget Comes to aid of Meru County, Calls for a Meeting with Governor Kawira Mwangaza and County Speaker
The Controller of Budget has summoned Meru County Governor Kawira Mwangaza and Meru County Speaker Ayub Bundi fir a Consultative Meeting on the Ward Development Fund row. CoB Margaret Nyakang'o in a letter has requested Kawira and Ayub to be at its office of Friday, 04, November, 2022 so that they can agree of the funds that have been the center stage of the misunderstanding being witnessed in the County.
Top Government Officials Who Attended Meeting With DP William Ruto (Photos)
Deputy president of Kenya Dr William Ruto has today held a close door meeting where he chaired the 16th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council (IBEC) attended by leaders from both sides of political sides. Speaking during the event William Ruto said, "We laud counties for the progress made in settling eligible pending bill.
Effects of Cancellation of Shs 115 Billion Eurobond
The Treasury has been unable to finance a number of exchequer requests as a result of Kenya's decision to cancel the Sh115 billion Eurobond. It has been determined that demands from national government departments and counties totaling Sh90.3 billion were unfunded as of June 30, 2021-22, the end of the fiscal year.
"Wanataka tu Kuiba, " KoT Angered Decision Made By Governers As They Oppose This Move by CoB
Kenyans on Twitter have been angered by a decision made by the Council of Governors in opposition to a decision issued by the Controller of Budget. (CoB) In a later letter addressed to the controller of budget, Margaret Nyakango, the council of governors, represented by their chairperson, Ann Waiguru, opposed the decision by the controller of budget to gain real-time access to the county bank accounts.
Big Win For Governor Mwangaza As Controller of Budget Makes Major Ruling On Fund Demanded By MCAs
It is also three months since August 9 general election that saw seven women elected as governors in seven counties. The seven female governors are Susan Kihika (Nakuru County), Gladys Wanga (Homabay County), Cecicly Mbarire (Embu County), Wavinya Ndeti (Machakos County), and Fatuma Achani (Kwale County), Kawira Mwangaza (Meru County) and Anne Waiguru (Kirinyaga County).