Governors threaten to shut county services yet again

Governor Wycliffe Oparanya

Council of Governors Chairman Wycliffe Oparanya at a past event.
 

Photo credit: Isaac Wale I Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • In September last year, the governors had partly shut down county services and sent home staff over the revenue sharing stalemate.
  • The lack of funds also means that counties are struggling to pay for drugs, water, electricity, and run key development projects.

Starved of funds, unable to pay suppliers and facing constant strike threats from employees whose dues have not been paid for months, governors have now threatened yet another shutdown of the 47 counties.

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