Governors want deal on leased medical equipment reviewed

Mbarire said they learned about their own source revenue, how it should be collected and the transparency required, adding they were also educated on the need to digitise revenue collection so as to reduce pilferages.

She said they agreed that each county conducts an audit of their staff and ensures ghost employees are dealt with and scrapped from the systems. People, she said, must be paid for jobs they have done and cleaning up of the payroll will be done.

"Wage bill in counties is high, in some counties it has risen to over and above the required 35 per cent. We have agreed as counties that each of us go check on the payroll and conduct an audit to ensure the payroll system is streamlined and make sure we don't have ghost workers," Mbarire said.