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Governors' long fight for funding: CoG’s Ann Waiguru promises big battle over equitable share

Council of Governors Chair Anne Waiguru (center) flanked by Governor Muthomi Njuki (left), Governor Fernandes Barasa (right) and fellow governors addresses journalists in Nairobi on January 19, 2024. 

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What you need to know:

  • The Commission on Revenue Allocation has proposed that the counties be allocated Sh398.14 billion in equitable share, while the Council of Governors proposed Sh439.5.
  • Senators have questioned the proposed allocation by CRA, saying it is way below the proposal the agency had put out for the current financial year.