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Referendum won't lead to increased taxes

05 October 2014, 18:41

Kisumu - Taxes will not be increased if the proposed referendum being pushed by a section of governors will sail through.

Speaking in Kisumu on Saturday, the Council of Governors Chairman Isaac Ruto said they are asking for money that has already been collected by Treasury, and those opposing the referendum should stop using such claims to lie to Kenyans, Daily Nation reports.

Also read: Knut calls for Pesa Mashuleni referendum

Ruto further said that the governors’ Pesa Mashinani team was ready to join with Cord’s Okoa Kenya team to push for more allocation of funds to county governments to spur development.

 - For more visit Daily Nation

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