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Murkomen attacks Governors for 'crippling' oversight role

Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen has hit out governors for “running away with accountability and crippling the oversight” of county assemblies. With his remarks, the Elgeyo Marakwet Senator electrified MCAs attending the 5th Annual Devolution Conference in Kakamega. Murkomen backed the strengthening of the oversight role in counties to ensure prudent …

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Mandago booed for defending Governors' spending

Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago was booed at the devolution conference on Tuesday for attempting to dismiss claims that County chiefs micromanage resources. Mandago, who had been reacting to Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen’s remarks, said county chiefs follow the law. “We have to correct the misconception that funds are allocated …

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