Governor Sonko Breathes Fire After County Cash Officers Failed To Bank Revenue On Time


sonkoGovernor Mike Sonko on Wednesday led a sting operation at the County cash offices after what he said was an anonymous tip off.

The newly sworn in county boss said that revenue collected on Tuesday, amounting to 7 million was yet to be banked. He said the cash was still being held by cashiers at the city hall.

”It is unacceptable that yesterday’s collections of Ksh. 7 Million were still with cashiers by 11 am yet the bank is 50 metres away,” he said.

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sonkoAccompanied by his Deputy, Polycarp Igathe, Sonko said ‘city hall will cease to be anyone’s cash cow.’ He vowed to streamline revenue collection and management in line with the Public Finance Management Act.

The governor who hit the ground running instructed that the cash offices be installed with surveillance cameras that will be monitored by his office, the NSIS and the CID.

sonkoThe governor while taking oath of office promised to restore Nairobi’s lost glory. He said that he would clean up the city and the cartels that have been holding its economy hostage.

He on Tuesday suspended Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company board over a week long strike that saw city residents experience a shortage of water.

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