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Counties owe suppliers Sh90bn, says CS Rotich

Treasury has disbursed more than Sh314 billion to all counties, including delayed funds for the year 2017/18 to enable them pay pending bills and debts.

Treasury CS Henry Rotich said the counties owe suppliers and other creditors more than Sh90 billion.

He said Treasury had discussed with the Council of Governors to ensure counties prioritise delayed payments for suppliers and contractors.

Rotich was speaking on Friday at the Rift Valley Textiles East Africa Limited Company (Rivatex) in Eldoret.

While presenting the 2018/19 budget at Parliament on June 14, Rotich put governors on the spot...


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Published By: the-star - Monday, 9 July, 2018