Margaret Nyakango
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Puzzle of MCAs’ Sh7 billion travel bill during lockdown

What you need to know:

  • Some counties spent more during the lockdown period than they did the year before.
  • Seven counties singled out for their high expenditure on local travel and subsistence.

Counties spent Sh7.63 billion in local and foreign travel in the first nine months of this financial year, which was unexpected during the Covid-19 containment period due to travel restrictions, pointing to wasteful spending. Worse still, some counties spent more during the lockdown period than they did the year before.

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