Taita-Taveta MCAs summon Finance minister
Declined to assentGovernor Granton Samboja (pictured) declined to assent to the budget and is pushing for the dissolution of the county to end the standoff.
SEE ALSO :Race to replace Kisumu speaker kicks offIn his statement, which was passed by the House last week, Mr Kilele demanded to know more about ballooning pending Bills and some project votes. From Ms Shuwe, the ward reps want to know why her department is yet to provide protective gear for casual workers, who they claim were being exposed to health hazards. “We want the executive to respond to the statement sought regarding the provision of protective gear for casual workers in the Environment department,” stated the summons.
Statement soughtThe statement was sought by the Wundanyi Mbale Ward Rep Beatrice Mwabili. From Mr Mombo, the ward reps want a status report of county government vehicles. The statement was sought by Wusi/Kishamba Ward Rep Justine Mwamba.
SEE ALSO :Kisumu Speaker in new bid to save jobOn Lands, the ward reps want an explanation on the controversy surrounding about 1,000 acres situated at Marungu location in Taita sub-County. They also want to know the ownership of community land by Diaspora University and ownership and management of Vuria Hill. The ward reps have recently complained against what they described as “casual manner” in which the Executive has been handling queries. According to Ms Mwabili, more than 170 pending statements are yet to be responded to by the Executive since last year.
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