Narok county shuffles cabinet to clear pending bills

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 14:36 |
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Jephitha Mwai

Narok county governor, Samuel ole Tunai has reshuffled his cabinet in a bid to streamline his administration and to clear pending bills.

Tunai expressed that the cabinet reshuffle is meant to bring positive change and service delivery to Narok residents with the new finance team mandated the role of ensuring that all pending bills are cleared.

The governor noted that the county owes 1.9 billion shillings to contractors according to the auditor general pointing out that their is a disparity as per the county records which stand at 1.1 billion shillings.

Tunai stated that they are working closely with the auditor generals office to reconcile the figures pointing out that all pending bills are expected to be cleared by June 2020.

However he noted that some of the bills remain questionable and need to be vetted by an audit committee citing that the county will only pay for genuine pending bills.

In the reshuffle Julias Momposhi Tombo is the new County Executive Committee for Finance and economic planning.John Marindanyi is the minister for Agriculture livestock and fisheries.John Kiyapi CEC for Water,Energy Environment and natural resources.

Morgan Siloma has been moved to handle the Ministry of health and sanitation with Cecilia Wauapari handling the Ministry of Education and Social services.

Vivian Sereti Mpeti has been moved to the Ministry of Lands, Housing and urban development whereas Evelyne Cheroitich Koiyan will be the CEC for Public Works roads and Transport.

Ezekiel Rono has been moved to the Ministry of Administration and centralization With George Kuseyo handling the ministry of Trade industrialization and cooperative development.Joseph Koila will handle the ministry of Tourism and Wildlife.

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