Commission warns governors for ignoring audit report

Chairman Commission on Revenue Allocation Micah Cheserem during a senate consultative workshop on Revenue Sharing Formula at the Serena Beach Hotel on October 16, 2015. The Commission has warned governors against ignoring and rubbishing audit reports. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero said claims by the auditor that Sh20 billion cannot be unaccounted for were “impractical”.
  • Micah Cheserem said the auditor-general’s report should indicate which funds had accounting errors or were stolen and where value for money was not provided.
  • Mr Cheserem said before the report is released, governors should be given an opportunity to respond to queries raised.

The Commission on Revenue Allocation has warned governors against ignoring and rubbishing audit reports while the Auditor-General has been told to avoid blanket condemnation of devolved units.

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