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Oparanya: We don’t have money for MCAs car loans, mortgages - 3 months ago, 14 Nov 00:00

By: Nathan Ochunge

The Kakamega county assembly will not get additional funds for car loans and mortgages, Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has said.

Mr Oparanya said the money the ward representatives were asking for was not factored in the 2018/19 budget.

He said he had nowhere to get cash to finance the MCAs' car loans and mortgages.

“I gave the previous assembly Sh444 million for car loans and mortgages, but it was poorly managed. The money was not a grant but a revolving refund. Members who didn’t make it back to the assembly defaulted in paying back the money,” said Oparanya.

The governor said the management of the assembly should look for ways of recovering the money from MCAs who lost in the last elections so they could get enough money to service car loans and mortgages for the current assembly.

According to Oparanya, the MCAs ousted Speaker Morris Buluma and the clerk Patrick Kamwesar ...
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