Governors urged to implement reforms in finance systems

Governors have been urged to hasten reforms aimed at strengthening county public finance management systems. FILE PHOTO | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Budget analysts recommend that access to timely and comprehensive information is crucial if the public is to meaningfully participate in decision making matters.
  • The Public Finance Management (PFM) Act, 2012, mandates county governments to publish implementation reports within 30 days.
  • The accountants’ body said there is a need for capacity-build auditing at county levels as fulcrums of accountability and prudent public expenditure management.

Governors have been urged to hasten reforms aimed at strengthening county public finance management systems by taking a leaf from pioneer county governments.

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