Did Kitui County Assembly Approve Finance Bill before Going to Recess?



OPINION: Any County revenue Collections are determined by the finance law in every financial year according to public finance act.

The County Assembly of Kitui went to recess last year without approving the finance bill for the reasons we could not Verify before going to press.

What happens when the County assembly fails to approve the County finance bill in time?

Could the Kitui Assembly be sabotaging development?

The Kitui County Assembly could be undermining development in Kitui while they should be the voice of advocacy.

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This blog has learned that the CECM Finance as mandated by the PFMA submitted to the Assembly the Kitui County Finance Bill since 2020 yet the Assembly has not even conducted public participation on it.

The assembly even proceeded to recess without approving the important piece of legislation.

We urge the assembly leadership through the leadership of the speaker and the majority leader to quicken the process if they are not being malicious.

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The Kitui County Finance Bill is the law that guides the collection of revenues, cess and levies in Kitui and it is important for guiding the local own revenues. Which in turn makes the county get the allocation from the National government.