Mutua escalates row with reps after stopping their salaries - 3 months ago, 14 Nov 09:25

By: Stephen Muthini

The row between Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and ward representatives has intensified after the county boss stopped their salaries.

Mr Mutua ordered his Finance minister not to release the funds to the county assembly until they approve the County Integrated Development Plan, a condition set by Controller of Budget for the release of the funds to the ward reps.

Several ward reps told the Nation they are yet to receive their October salaries.

While inspecting boreholes in Mutituni and Machakos Central wards on Tuesday, Mr Mutua said the ward reps do not deserve to be paid because they have blocked the release of development funds.

"The members of the county assembly who are fighting me approved their own salaries but failed to approve money for development. I have said they should also not get their salaries if they will not approve money for development," said the county boss.

The governor accused the ward reps of ...
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