EDITORIAL: Ward Reps must stop harassing governors

What you need to know:

  • The role of MCAs is to provide oversight over county managers, not to bully and frustrate the executives, more so when their intention is to squeeze cash from them.
  • We need order in the counties and call on MCAs to play their rightful role methodically, but within the law. They have to stop constant harassment of governors.

The objective of devolution was to disperse resources and decision-making to the local level. Underlining this is the principle of equitable resource sharing and community empowerment. However, devolution is at risk due to constant bickering between governors and Ward Representatives on one hand, and governors and the national government on the other.

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