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Breaking: Governors to shutdown counties

by Musa Abdirahman

Governors have announced to shutdown all counties from September 16 if the Division of Revenue bill impasse is not resolved.

Council of Governors chair Wycliffe Oparanya has on Thursday made the announcement.

Governors in July accused the National Treasury and the National Assembly of holding counties hostage.

The county chiefs said the National Treasury has continuously been ignoring the Commission of Revenue Allocation’s recommendations on the sharing of revenue between the national government and the developed units.

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The governors spoke outside the Supreme Court after lodging a case seeking the apex court’s intervention in unlocking the current impasse on the Division of Revenue Bill 2019.

More to follow………

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