Controversial and crazy expenditures by state officials

Piece by: GARVIN PATRICK
Politics

• Pres Ruto spent Ksh 900M for General Maintenance & Renovation of State House/Lodges whilst his deputy, Gachagua spent Ksh 250.4M on renovations to his residences

President Ruto

The finance bill 2024, many citizens have been keen in following up on the lifestyle of most leaders and if they can be accountable.

This has attracted several online investigators who have come out with shreds of evidence explaining how some leaders misuse public money.

Most expenditures highlighted are insanely financing the flamboyancy of the leaders.

In the Financial Year of 2023/2024, here is how some leaders spent the budget allocated by the national government.

President Ruto and Gachagua on state residence.

Pres Ruto spent Ksh 900M for General Maintenance & Renovation of StateHouse/Lodges whilst his deputy, Gachagua spent Ksh 250.4M on renovations to his residences.

Nairobi county

Nairobi Governor & MCAs spent Ksh 658.83M on Foreign Travel

Nyandarua County

The county spent Ksh 19M to build a Perimeter Wall for the Speaker's house.

Embu county

Despite being in a financial crisis in the country, Embu County has been seen giving MCA's a sitting allowance of a whopping Ksh 145, 847pm.

On foreign trips, the county has gone to the extent of using 8 million of the taxpayers' money.

Cecily Mbarire
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Samburu County

The county in the last year seems to have turned into a cash cow as the residents of the  county are still facing poverty issues. 

The county Governor spent Ksh 101M in buying Somali Camels & Sahiwal Heifers.

Machakos county

CS Alfred Mutua spent Ksh 1.87B in renovating & upgrading Ambassador Houses whilst residents face poor living standards.

Laikipia county

The most ironical county spenditure faced by Laikipia has left  residents questioning the essential services for them.

Governor & MCAs spent Ksh 51.11M on Foreign Travel while leaving the residents with Ksh 611,320 for Construction of Roads.

Uasin Gishu county

The county which is led by Jonathan Bii, residents have been left in awe as the county spent Ksh 135M to build a house for the Governor & his deputy. The houses are still incomplete.

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