Counties decline to name firms that won Sh1bn tenders

The 10-bed ICU at the Homa Bay County Referral Hospital. PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • An investigation by the Nation has established that Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties have set aside about Sh1 billion to fight Covid-19.
  • Kisii has a total budget of Sh356 million.
  • Nyamira County received Sh59 million from the national government and set aside Sh110 million from its budget.

Despite spending almost Sh1 billion on Covid-19, most counties in South Nyanza cannot reveal the contractors, even as claims of corruption and misappropriation of funds erupt in the region.

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