Ole Sapit asks State not to impose more taxes on citizens
Corrupt pocketsHe expressed worry that most of the funds which Kenya borrows are not utilised to improve the livelihood of the common man. “My observation shows that the greater percentage of these funds which the Government borrows goes into the pockets of the corrupt instead of undertaking development projects," Sapit said. He condemned corruption saying it has led to the accumulation of national resources into the hands of a few individuals who are in power. “Kenyans need roads, drugs in hospitals and other development projects. We cannot achieve this if we keep losing public funds to corruption,” said Sapit.
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Excessive borrowingHis comments were supported by Homa Bay Senator Moses Kajwang’ who opined that the Government had failed to demonstrate an ability to utilise borrowed funds. “Today Kenya has a debt of Sh5.5 trillion but we have opened the door for the treasury to borrow another Sh3.5 trillion. Time has come for senators to discourage excessive borrowing which exposes this country to huge debts,” said Kajwang’. The senator said he will present a motion that will ensure the Government borrows funds after approval of both the Senate and the National Assembly. Kajwang’ argued that it is wrong for the Government to borrow money without asking the Senate first.
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