Machakos County Members of County Assembly gets Sh145 millions mortgages and car loans. Members of County Assembly have received car loans and mortgages amounting to Sh145 million. The money was given through the Revolving Fund kitty. Each of the ward representatives was supposed to receive Sh5 million of the total allocation of Sh300 million.
However, the Members of County Assembly were earlier given each a total of KSh 2.7 million and are expecting the balance this week.Upon receiving this last lot of the fund allocation, they are expected to use the money in facilitating their reach to the interior parts to oversee the ongoing flagship projects initiated by the County Government under the leadership of incumbent Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua.
The MCAs are expected to wisely spend this allocated funds in purchase of their office vehicles for use to enable them reach their electorates with ease.The improvement of their commuter services shall enable these county legislators to easily monitor ongoing and closely scrutinize the ongoing development projects within their Assembly Wards.
Other county staﬀ members who have been employed by the Machakos County Government under the leadership of H.E Governor Alfred Mutua who is also the Party Leader of Maendeleo Chap Chap Party (MCCP) on permanent and pensionable terms were also given cars, loans and mortgages with the employee getting KSh15 million.
“The amount of money each staﬀ member got as loan depended on one’s salary and position and hierarchy within the county government of Machakos” said an employee who did not want to be named.
Former Members of County Assembly in some in Kenya are reported to be struggling to repay huge loans which they secured while they were in office in the period of the past 5 years. Some County Assemblies recovered the money from their salaries while some Members of County Assembly opted to use their gratuity to clear their dues.