Kitui Assembly Resumes Sitting With Calls to End The Impase


On 11 Tuesday February, 2019 The County assembly of kitui resumed their sitting in line with the house business calendar, with high expectations from the locals to end the impase.

There has been cold war between kitui county Assembly and the Executive for the couple of month in regard to the interpretation of public finance Management act, botched impeachment of finance CEC Ms Mary Nguli and the rejection of supplementary budget by the house.

Hard questions has been asked did the assembly follow the procedure through the assembly committees ? Did they to go through the supplementary documents or did the executive tabled half baked document or Not? That’s for you to interprete!


The Media has been accused of brewing the Matter out of context in regard to the standoff. The county diary on Monday interacted with Members of county assembly and have assures the residents that the contentious issues has been agreed upon.

The primary responsibility for the both arm of government is to work together, towards uplifting the lives of poor people while making sure the both sides agrees on good working formula.

One important matter that must be put in mind is that of pending bills that cross over from one financial year to another which must, by law, be treated as a first charge, hence their payments must be prioritized. the financial expert told our reporters.

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In many cases, you can only do so through a supplementary budget. Recently, the County Allocation of Revenue Act(CARA) for 2018/19 FY was amended and signed by the president Uhuru kenyatta immediately after new year

This changed some allocations and automatically calls for a supplementary budget to align expenditure to the changes passed by Senate , Also, as a matter of fact in regard to kitui supplementary budget was first supplementary budget this year and was critical for addressing the emerging needs in addition to payment of pending bills, the issue that brought confusion and confrontation between two level tie government.

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The county diary has established that the assembly will be resuming their sitting and normacy will be restored in readiness to service delivery.

The only way out of this impasse was to drop the hard-line stand between the two Waring arm of government and agree on how to work together for the benefit of the poor people.