The Minister for treasury and planning for kitui county presented the kitui county budget estimates for the financial year 2020/21 on 30th April 2020.
For the period of two months, The assembly in their own volition mutilated the budget up to 8% in contravention of law. – as per the law that governs the country budget formulation this was in contravention to public finance management act.
The Assembly can only change the executive’s budget up to one percent, the Good assembly of kitui did up to 8%.
Pursuant to the provisions of section 131(1) Of the public finance Management Act, 2012 and the standing order 206 (6) The county assembly of kitui approved the faulty budget and presented the document to the Governor for assent.
First thing first –
The appropriate bill should be passed by 30th according to the law, meaning that the county budget estimates should have been approved before 30th June.
1.The Governor Ngilu Should have sued the assembly for passing a faulty budget.
- By approving the faulty budget, the assembly needed to give the Governor Vote on Account, which the assembly have vehemently rejected for the reasons better known to them.
According to the document seen by media, the document had serious alterations, ranging from dates – pls find out the attached copy .