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Nairobi to get lion’s share of county funds

04 January 2013, 11:14

Nairobi - The Standard reports Nairobi County will get the biggest share of allocation of funds from the national Government in the 2013-2014 financial year.

According to the County Allocation of Revenue Bill 2012, Nairobi will get KES 15.2 billion out of the total sum of KES 198.6 billion. Nakuru County comes in second with KES 7.3 billion followed by Kiambu County at KES 7.1 billion and then Kakamega County with KES 6.5 billion. Turkana County seals the top five position with a total of KES 6.3 billion.

The Bill tabled before the House on Thursday, provides for the equitable division of revenue raised nationally among county governments for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.  It also outlines the responsibilities of national and county governments.

- For more visit The Standard

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