Kakamega county government on the spot over delayed projects
SEE ALSO :Auditor General wants Ifmis splitThe Education department had planned to implement 51 projects during the year under review, but only managed 12, while in Agriculture, only 11 of the 33 initiated projects are complete. Water, Environment and Natural Resources was expected to implement 28 projects but only managed 19. None of the 1 3 projects initiated under the Health department was completed. However, the report revealed that 311 projects budgeted for Sh2,840,153,325 out of the 526 were ongoing at the time of the audit in November last year. “91 projects valued at Sh127,718,133 had not started, while one project valued at Sh675,073 was stalled and the contractor was not on site,” read the report. Mr Ouko said residents did not get value for Sh2,283,585 incurred on the projects. “Delay in project implementation is an indication of non-implementation of the budget, which is contrary to provisions of County Government Act 2012,” Ouko said.
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