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Governors in dilemma as counties sag under suspicious debts - 15 Jan 2018 00:37

By: Barnabas Bii

Newly-elected governors in the North Rift have an uphill task in settling pending debts inherited from  the previous regimes. They are equally faced with the daunting task of completing ‘stalled’ projects started by their predecessors as audit reports show billions of shillings have been lost in ghost projects. The governors, elected in the August 8 General Election, are Stephen Sang (Nandi), Prof John Lonyangapuo (West Pokot) and Stanley Kiptis (Baringo). In Nandi County, for instance, Mr Sang has released an audit report on expenditures by the former Governor Dr Cleophas Lagat’s administration, showing attempts by contractors to fleece the county of more than Sh670 million in fictitious claims. In the report, the contractors are demanding payment for 656 projects undertaken in 2013-2017, which the audit reveals do not meet the threshold of public procurement regulations. “The audit has unearthed many irregularities. What is being claimed is so huge yet we ...
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