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Emergency spending? Audit report reveals how Uhuru, Ruto ‘wasted’ taxpayers’ Sh147bn

Then-President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) and his then-Deputy William Ruto during a Jubilee Party rally at Kasarani Stadium. 

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What you need to know:

  • Most projects had no supporting documents, no legal framework for implementation.
  • Report reveals how the Executive exploited a lacuna in law to incur expenditure between 2013 and 2023.
  • The special audit report has revealed how some of the projects where billions were withdrawn from the exchequer to fund, either stalled or did not serve the intended purpose.