Governors criticise MPs over Sh3.4b fund

Wajir governor Ahmed Abdullahi (right) with fellow governors Kivutha Kibwana( Makueni) and Isaac Ruto (Bomet) addressing a press conference on January 31, 2014 at the Serena Hotel. PHOT/JENNIFER MUIRURI

What you need to know:

  • MPs unanimously passed bill to amend the Constitution so that the Equalisation Fund is managed alongside CDF
  • Governors said MPs action raise questions about separation of powers
  • They urged President Uhuru Kenyatta not to support any laws meant to kill devolution

Governors have taken issue with Members of Parliament over their bid to take over management of a Sh3.4 billion fund for marginalized areas from the county to the constituency.

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