Coffee growers welcome proposal to audit debt waivers
SEE ALSO :Official cautions on tea pay increaseThe committee also required the commissioner of cooperatives to audit the bylaws of all societies to ensure that they are in tandem with the Constitution and existing laws. Human rights activist Taratisio Kawe and four farmers, Richard Kinyua, George Nyaga, Weru Kirutha and Erastus Nthiga had petitioned the National Assembly, on behalf of the other members, to probe the society. The farmers claimed that the management could not account for a Sh5 million debt waiver from the Government. The petitioners also accused the management of spending Sh14 million to construct the society's headquarters whereas members had only approved Sh7 million, and failure to account for expenditure and income. The mismanagement, they said, was responsible for their low returns.
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