Counties must review growth plans to cater for Covid-19 war  

What you need to know:

  • The Council of Governors  (CoG) on Monday alluded to the fact that financial measures instituted to contain the coronavirus are slowing down economic growth which will have a ripple effect on counties’ development.
  • CoG Chairman Wycliffe Oparanya said county governments could review and revise their budgets to reprioritise spending towards mitigating the negative economic impacts of Covid-19.

Counties will be forced to review their development plans in the coming financial year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which calls for budget realignments. 

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