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Ngilu slapped with Sh500,000 fine

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By Moses Njagih | Nov 30th 2019 | 1 min read
Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu when she appeared before the Senate County Public Accounts and Investment Committee on audit queries where she was fined Sh.500,000 for failing to produce a required document to the committee three times at Parliament. [Boniface Okendo,Standard]

Governor Charity Ngilu has been slapped with a Sh500,000 fine by a parliamentary committee for late submission of crucial documents required for her grilling on Sh21 billion county funds expenditure.

Ngilu (pictured), who had snubbed the Senate County Public Accounts and Investments Committee (CPAIC) three times, attracted the wrath of legislators for failing to provide support documents for funds channeled to her county.

CPAIC chairperson Moses Kajwang' said the committee would not allow governors to ambush them. “We are going to apply sanctions as spelt out in the Powers and Privileges Act,” ruled Kajwang'.

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