By JACOB WALTERMore by this AuthorMarsabit County has paid Sh600 million in pending bills out of the genuine Sh900 million owed to suppliers, Governor Mohamud Ali has said. “We are on the right track and are striving to be in compliance with the National Treasury’s directive on pending bills,” Governor Ali said on Tuesday. AdvertisementAn audit carried out by the county revealed that pending bills amounting to Sh200 million were fake and, therefore, ineligible for payment. APPEAL FOR FUNDS“I wonder how the national government expects counties to settle their pending bills without releasing funds to them. The National Treasury has continued to withhold funds to the counties that have not cleared their pending bills.
Source: Daily Nation January 22, 2020 09:33 UTC