In Summary
  • They also set aside Sh20 million for insurance premiums.
  • The funds have now been channelled towards road works in wards.

Nyeri MCAs have set aside Sh36 million as compensation to the family of Governor Wahome Gakuru following his death in a road accident on November 7.

They allocated another Sh10 million to offset funeral expenses.

In a report tabled in the assembly Thursday, members of the Budget and Appropriations Committee proposed changes to the supplementary budget to provide for the expenditure.


They also set aside Sh20 million for insurance premiums but did not specify who the beneficiaries of the cover will be.

The report will be debated by the whole assembly and, if adopted, Governor Mutahi Kahiga will spend the taxpayers’ money according to the plan.

The team suggested the allocation for access roads be increased by Sh85 million to Sh135 million.

The MCAs have scrapped the Sh14 million they had earlier allocated for the purchase of a new vehicle for the county boss.

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