Their average monthly committee sitting allowance disregarded SRC's recommended monthly ceiling of Sh80,000. In addition, the County Assembly spent Sh770,000 on domestic and foreign travel even as the County Executive spent Sh870,000. The County incurred Sh9.95 million on sitting allowances to the 35 MCAs. Expenditure on domestic and foreign travel amounted to Sh51.93 million and consisted of Sh27.01 million incurred by the County Assembly and Sh27.01 million by the County Executive. Other counties where MCAs earned huge allowances include Kiambu (Sh76,108), (Kakamega (Sh71,027), Samburu (Sh60,315), Kwale (Sh50,330) and Nairobi (Sh46,145).
Source: Standard Digital March 08, 2018 13:18 UTC