In Summary
  • Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua who attended the event lauded the move.

  • The county collected Sh760 million in the last financial year to record the highest revenue since the onset of devolution.

Governor Mutahi Kahiga has launched Nyeripay, a digital payment platform, meant to automate revenue collection.

The county seeks to raise Sh1.2 billion this financial year.

Nyeripay will offer a cashless alternative replacing manual systems that are susceptible to leakages that have resulted in unmet revenue targets. “NyeriPay offers real time management reports and citizens can go to their portal, log in and confirm the status of their payments as a well as their account history,” he said during the launch in Nyeri town on Friday.

Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua who attended the event lauded the move.

E-PAYMENT

Mr Kahiga revealed that his administration discontinued a company that had been contracted to run the e-payment platform after they realised some discrepancies in revenue collection.

According to the county boss cashless less system will enhance accountability in revenue collection and minimise cases of corruption by sealing revenue leakages that costs the county millions of shillings every year.

The county collected Sh760 million in the last financial year to record the highest revenue since the onset of devolution.

According to the fourth quarter budget implementation report for the 2017/2018, the county managed to increase its revenue collection by Sh111 million from the Sh643 million collected in the financial year 2016/ 2017.

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