COVID-19;MCA faults governor Kinyanjui over registration creteria for vulnerable families

Kabazi MCA Dr.Peter Mbae at past County assembly session.PHOTO/Courtesy Naotion


Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has told off Governor Lee Kinyanjui over unguided registration of vulnerable families for COVID-19 humanitarian support food program.

In a phone interview,Mbae who sponsored a motion on Wednesday at the county assembly over guidelines on how the COVID-19 budget will be used said the county should follow the guidelines.
He warned governor Kinyanjui after reports emerged that the executive had directed Ward administrators to register 2000 vulnerable households in wards for the same.
According to Mbae,there were no proper guidelines for the registration exercise.
He said in line with Devolution,they have as MCAs passed a motion that sets guidelines on how the registration of vulnerable households.
The MCA adding that the the sh 311 Million passed will be utilised as per the guidelines.
“There has not been any guideline and that is why we came up with this.Let the executive expedite and ensure the Committees have meetings at Ward level” he said
The MCAs have allocated sh 3.7 Million to each of the 55 wards in Nakuru.
There is also sh 1.5 Million additional to be used by 30 wards with most vulnerable people.
As per the guidelines’ motion approved by the assembly,all ward  committees to have the list of beneficiaries ready by April 24.
In addition,the house has also recommend all purchases and supplies  be atleast  done at the Ward level.
Martin Gichinga
Author: Martin Gichinga

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