Audit flags Sh250m budgeted for roads in Baringo
SEE ALSO :Auditor General wants Ifmis splitHowever, only 24 roads were completed at a cost of Sh63.4 million. According to the audit, 87 roads were still stuck in the initial construction phases. Construction of eight roads was yet to start.
No explanation“No explanation has been provided for failure to complete the projects,” said Auditor General Edward Ouko. Mr Ouko also noted that the county government had been unable to maintain the Kipngorom-Sirwa road constructed at a cost of Sh4 million. The road was previously being maintained by the Kenya Rural Roads Authority before it was taken over by the county administration. A physical verification of the project carried out on November 6, last year revealed that the road was in a poor condition.
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