State to spend Sh100m on Ruto ICC trip

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale. Mr Duale told Saturday Nation Parliament has taken care of the expenses of 22 MPs and seven senators who have travelled to the Assemblies of State Parties. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale told Saturday Nation Parliament has taken care of the expenses of 22 MPs and seven senators.
  • This came after Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich banned what he termed non-essential foreign trips because of the cash crunch facing the government.
  • Were the 60-member delegation to stay in a hotel averaging Sh40,000 a night for nine nights, taxpayers will pay Sh21.6 million for their accommodation.

The Kenyan taxpayer will fork out an estimated Sh100 million to finance the government delegation to the nine-day Assembly of State Parties meeting in The Hague.

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