Government has set aside to 5.2 Billion to curb corruption
08 June 2016, 22:29
Nairobi - Treasury CS Henry Rotich has confirmed that the Government has set aside 5.2 Billion to enhance capacity to curb corruption and acquire stolen government property.
While reading the Budget 2016/2016 on Wednesday afternoon, the CS noted that the Government of Kenya is fully cognizant of advance effects of corruption in the country.
According to Rotich, the funds will be used on Assets recovery through the Multi Agency Team in order to acquire lost property.
He confirmed that the Government is working with the US and other governments to recover at least Sh 52 million proceedings of a corruption from the Oozeman company and Sh 525 Million of the Chicken-gate scandal.
"The proceeds will be used to acquire at least 11 ambulances for various counties and improve the health services,' he said.
The CS allocated Sh 2.8 Billion to the Ethics and Antic Corruption (EACC), Sh 2.1 Billion to the Office of the Public Prosecution and Sh 300 Million to the Financial Reporting center.
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