ADVERTISEMENT

Taxpayers set to pay Salaries for Raila, Kalonzo Permanent Staff

The money was allocated to the two in the 2021-2022 financial year starting July.

Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and Raila Odinga

The National Treasury has allocated 19.2 Million on salaries and allowances of permanent staff attached to former State officials; this, placed on the taxpayer.

ADVERTISEMENT

In a first, budget estimates tabled in Parliament will see Tax payers pay salaries to employees of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and retired Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka, former Vice-Presidents Musalia Mudavadi and Moody Awori.

Taxpayers will spend Sh10.5 million on salaries and allowances of Raila's staff; inclusive of an office fully furnished by the government while Sh8.7 million allocated for Kalonzo's staff.

Raila and Kalonzo’s staff entitlement

Based on the Retirement Benefits (Deputy President and Designated State Officers) Act, 2015, Raila’s staff includes three drivers, a personal assistant, an accountant, two secretaries, two senior support staff, two housekeepers and two gardeners.

Still on the Act, Raila received a monthly pension equivalent to 80 percent of his last salary, a lump sum equivalent to 12 months of his last pay, security, medical insurance and a diplomatic passport for himself and spouse.

Kalonzo is entitled to two drivers, a personal assistant, one accountant, a secretary, two housekeepers, two senior support staff, two cooks, two gardeners and two cleaners.

In addition, they will both have two security aides.

Taxpayers will pay a total of Sh68.13 million for Raila's employees while that of Kalonzo's Sh68.29 million.

Moody Awori

To sustain the former Vice-President, taxpayers will spend Sh49.48 million in the financial year starting July.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Kibra Declaration: Details of demands issued by Raila, Kalonzo and Karua

Kibra Declaration: Details of demands issued by Raila, Kalonzo and Karua

Details of Raila's meeting with Azimio leaders after key allies skipped rallies

Details of Raila's meeting with Azimio leaders after key allies skipped rallies

KRA swings into action, companies linked to Uhuru allies among 300 under probe

KRA swings into action, companies linked to Uhuru allies among 300 under probe

14 dead, several injured in Lodwar - Kakuma road night accident

14 dead, several injured in Lodwar - Kakuma road night accident

Mama Ngina Kenyatta's bold response after tax evasion claims

Mama Ngina Kenyatta's bold response after tax evasion claims

Plans to arrest and drag me to court coming soon- Babu Owino cries out

Plans to arrest and drag me to court coming soon- Babu Owino cries out

Raila wants Kenya to adopt this new electoral system and overhaul of IEBC

Raila wants Kenya to adopt this new electoral system and overhaul of IEBC

Most young people want quick things and the easy way – Charlene Ruto

Most young people want quick things and the easy way – Charlene Ruto

How Atwoli will pump in cash from his viral catchphrase

How Atwoli will pump in cash from his viral catchphrase

ADVERTISEMENT