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Justice sector gets enhanced funding to fight graft - 8 months ago, 14 June 18:25

By: Jeremiah Wakaya

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 14 – The government has enhanced funding for the Governance, Justice, Law, and Order (GJLO) sector in a move geared towards winning the war against corruption.

Reading the Sh3.07 billion 2018-2019 budget on Thursday, National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich announced an allocation of Sh 6.4 billion to criminal investigation services even as the funding for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) was enhanced to Sh2.9 billion compared to Sh2.3 billion in the 2017-2018 budget.

“These measures are aimed at strengthening multi-agency teams involved in the war against corruption,” said Rotich when he presented the budget in the National Assembly.

The Office of the Attorney General was allocated Sh5.1 billion, with funding for the Financial Reporting Centre increased to Sh587 million up from Sh300 million in the 2o17-2018 budget.

The Assets Recovery Agency (ARA), one of the key bodies in the fight against corruption was allotted Sh161 ...
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