Counties get Sh369bn despite drop in revenue they collected

Council of Governors chairman Wycliffe Oparanya speaks at his office in Kakamega on June 3. Counties will be allocated Sh369.9 billion in the coming financial year. PHOTO | ISAAC WALE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Conditional grants allocations amount to Sh13.7 billion, Sh30 billion being external loans and grants and Sh9.4 billion from the Roads Maintenance Levy Fund.
  • Counties will have to match their budgets to the country’s revenue, said John Kinuthia, the lead research analyst at International Budget Partnership.

County governments will receive Sh369. 9 billion in the 2020/2021 financial year despite a drop in revenues collected.


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