In Summary
  • Meru County intends to spend an average of Sh7.4 million to pay casual workers monthly in the coming year.
  • The county plans to drill 100 boreholes and rehabilitate 300 street children and orphans.

The Meru County government will buy a vehicle for the deputy governor at a cost of Sh14 million.

The county will also use Sh90 million to build houses for the governor and deputy governor, its 2018/2019 budget estimates reveal.

It will further allocate Sh4.5 billion for recurrent expenditure, Sh2.6 billion for goods and services and Sh3 billion for development.

If the budget estimates are approved by the county assembly, it will spend Sh200 million to lease medical equipment in the next financial year.

The money will be paid to the national government under the managed equipment services programme.

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The county will also spend Sh200 million on leasing medical equipment in the next financial year.

The Kiraitu Murungi-led administration hopes to raise Sh863 million as local revenue.

The Sh10.26 billion budget will be presented to the residents for scrutiny beginning Tuesday, before approval by the assembly.

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