Security funds beat counties’ Covid budgets

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Top Kenya Defence Forces officers address the media in Eldoret on April 9, 2021. The Treasury allocated Defence ministry an additional Sh3.19 billion in a mini-budget last February.
 

Photo credit: Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

Security agencies spent a staggering Sh8 billion, almost a billion more than what the 47 counties got combined for fighting Covid 19 within the first three months after the first case of coronavirus was reported in Kenya.

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