Sunday February 10, 2019-Deputy President William Ruto is among those facing the real impact of budgetary cuts.
This is after it emerged that
Sunday February 10, 2019-Deputy President WilliamRuto is among those facing the real impact of budgetary cuts.
This is afterit emerged that his staff are yet to yet to be paid their monthly allowancessince August 2018 due to budget cuts that have hit his office.
Members of hissecurity detail, drivers and press team are among those yet to receive theirper diem for the past five months.
According to reports, thedelay in payment has been occasioned by acute budget cuts, with fingerspointed at Ruto’s detractors.
Highlyplaced source has intimated that the Government owes Ruto’s staff betweenKsh200,000 to Ksh1.2 million each, depending on one’s job group; somethingthat have negatively affected their morale.
Thenew development has reportedly led to scaling down of Dr Ruto’s tours acrossthe country.
Thebudget for the DP’s office is in the hands of State House Comptroller, KinuthiaMbugua, one of Ruto’s number one enemy in State House.
The Kenyan DAILY POST