President Uhuru Kenyatta has today signed into law the county allocation of revenue bill into law. The bill now paves way for the national treasury to disburse funds to county governments that had been stalled following the prolonged electioneering period
County governments can heave a sigh of relief after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the county allocation of revenue act. The counties 345 Billion allocation for the 2017-2018 financial year was supposed to be released in July but that delay caused suffering in the counties with governors threatening to sue the state.
Present during the signing of the bill were key top government officials among them the house leadership led by the speaker of National Assembly Justin Muturi and his Senate counterpart Kenneth Lusaka
President Uhuru Kenyatta exuding confidence that the devolution agenda was now in course. The new act of parliament sets out accurately the conditional allocations to county governments from loans and grants thereby aligning the county allocation of revenue act, 2017 to the provisions of the division of revenue act, 2017.