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Kenyans roast Waititu for putting South Sudan in Kiambu's budget

Waititu on the wrong side of Kenyans 

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu

Kenyans on Twitter roasted Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu after the county's 2018/2019 budget lines and expenditures stated that money had been allocated for peace-keeping in South Sudan.

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Appearing before the Senate Public Accounts Committee on Thursday, Kiambu's report cited was that the County Government had allocated Sh 58 million to peace-keeping in South Sudan.

Tweeps questioned why the Kiambu County Government would allocate such huge amounts on money to help a country yet the county was in dire need of the funds.

Shocking expenditure

Other claimed that the expenditure listed were white elephant projects to help a few people steal from public coffers.

During his appearance before the Senate Committee, Waititu was also at pains to explain why the county had allocated Sh973 million to State House Affairs (Co-ordination of State House functions). 

Senators were shocked there was expenditure was on the administration of statutory benefits for retired presidents at a cost of Sh180 million and state corporation advisory service at a cost of Sh591 million.

Kenyans take

Commenting on the budget some Kenyans suggested that funds to some counties be slashed since they were not using the money given responsibly.

However, Waititu denied the budget lines and the attendant expenditure adding that even himself was shocked by the numbers and the budgetary allocations.

According to Waititu, his administration did not spend money on free primary education and South Sudan. 

Here are reactions from Twitter

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