President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the additional budget that allocates Sh12 billion for October 26th repeat presidential poll.
This kind of also allocates Sh25 billion for free secondary education that kicks off in January, as well as Sh6. 7 billion for the maize subsidy plan.
Other provisions of the Supplementary Appropriation (No. 3) Act, 2017 include Sh6. 7 billion set besides for the cash copy programme that caters for seniors aged 70 years and above
The Act also allocates Sh4 billion for security procedures and Sh3. 9 billion for drought mitigation.
Deputy President William Ruto, National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale and Solicitor General Njee Muturi witnessed the signing of the Bill.
As well present were Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka, Treasury Cabinet Secretary Holly Rotich and PS Kamau Thugge and others.