Governor optimistic that Govt release 40 percent to counties soon
28 July 2014, 21:46
Nyeri - Governor Nderitu Gachagua is optimistic that the
Jubilee government will start releasing 40 per cent of the national revenue to
Gachagua said that the Council of Governors has also agreed
that the funds will rise to 40 per cent so that more developments can be
quickly initiated at the grass root level.
“I know President Uhuru Kenyatta is also supporting this initiative
very much. This was the promise they made to Kenyans. We are very much assured
of it,” said the governor.
Gachagua said after the government achieves this, the
President will silence his detractors who have been complaining that the funds
trickling down to the county is little.
The governor spoke at Kiangengi Primary School in Mathira
constituency after he unveiled a Shs1.5 million ablution blocks.
The ablution was built by the governor’s brother Rigathi
Gachagua who had initially visited the school and found that hygiene level was
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