County faults Rotich for Ksh 62 bn remarks

The Nairobi county government has faulted Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich for his Tuesday remarks on money National government owe the county.

Rotich claimed that the National Government had not seen any request from Nairobi County boss, Dr. Evans Kiderorequesting the government to clear its arrears.

However, leaked information showed that theere was a letter dated 29th August from Governors office that was received by Principal Secretary Dr. Kamu Thugge who in return directed concerned ministries and agencies to act accordingly.

“The National Treasury has taken this matter seriously and has directed all ministries, departments and agencies that owe Nairobi County any money to address the matter urgently,” letter read in part.

Dr. Kidero however has petition the senate as he seeks to recover Ksh 61.5 billion from the national government.