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Treasury to pay for CDF audits after MPs refusal

21 August 2015, 21:41 Samuel Kisika

Nairobi – The National Treasury will have to set aside about KES 200 million to cater for auditing of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in the 290 constituencies after MPs rejected a proposal to deduct the kitty’s funds for audit purposes.

The National Assembly CDF committee chaired by Moses Lessonet (Eldama Ravine) is plotting to lobby Parlimanet for Treasury to allocate additional funds to the office of the Auditor General through Supplementary budget to facilitate the auditing of the CDF kitty.

The committee opposed the Auditor General’s proposal demanding a total of KES 500 000 deducted from the CDF kitty of every constituency be used for auditing and warned that the move would deny many needy children access to bursaries and affect implemenation of projects.

“The Auditor General has no enough financial resources to conduct auditing of the CDF kitty in the 290 constituencies. There are only two options to get the auditing finances; either be deducted from every CDF kitty or Parliament engage the National Treasury for additional budget to the Auditor General office,” the Director in the Auditor General’s office, Elizabeth Nguring’a who appeared before the CDF committee told the MPs.   

Nguring’a elaborated that CDF audit fees is meant to cater for fuel and per diem costs of auditing officers travelling going to every constituency across the country in addition to paying them salaries.

Nguring’a added that once the auditor general is allocated the requested funds, charges will vary among the 290 constituency basing on their locations where those located within Nairobi will pay less than KES 100 000 while farthest constituencies will pay a maximum of KES 600 000.

However, the CDF committee raised questioned why the auditor general office being funded by the government does not charge ministries but puts the CDF kitty in the category of parastatals to be charged auditing fees.

Last year, MPs in the CDF committee rejected a similar proposal by the auditor general office demanding a total of KES 145 million raised from the 290 constituencies’ CDF kitty to facilitated their auditing process.

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