Ranguma spent Sh21 million on his stay at a top Kisumu hotel

Kisumu County Governor Jack Ranguma in his office. Mr Ranguma spent nearly Sh21 million on accommodation in a hotel as the devolved government renovated his official residence. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The county government was billed and paid Sh552,124 for full accommodation at the hotel between July 9, 2013 and August 1, 2013, resulting in double payment for accommodation for the period in question.
  • A damning report released by Auditor-General Edward Ouko also revealed that even as the millions were paid to the hotel for Mr Ranguma’s stay, another Sh540,000 was paid by the county government as the governor’s house rent at the same time.
  • In September 2013, the National Treasury, according to the audit report, said it had released Sh395 million to the region’s largest referral hospital, but the Kisumu County Government only released Sh129 million to the hospital.

Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma spent nearly Sh21 million on accommodation in a hotel as the devolved government renovated his official residence.

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