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Kiambu MCAs vote to buy themselves 75 cars

Members of Kiambu county assembly have passed a supplementary budget 2015 in a special seating that will see each member get a vehicle.

The county will buy 75 vehicles for the MCAs once the governor signs the bill into law.

Kiambu county public service board chairman Dominic Gicheru says the vehicles will boost delivery of services to the people especially those in the interior parts of the county.

Mr Gicheru said the vehicles will take MCAs closer to the public and thus able to serve them well. He said the cars will also help MCAs monitor development projects in their area.

MISPLACED PRIORITY

But Ngewa member of county assembly Karungo wa Thang’wa termed the budget as misplaced priority  because the people of Kiambu county need land, water and education rather than vehicles for ward administrators that will squander taxpayers money.

Mary Nguli the county executive Member for finance, however, termed those opposing the bill as malicious and enemies of development.

Limuru East ward representative Joseph Murugami also said that they were working day and night to see that the residents of Kiambu access services from the County government structures and the approval of this budget will ensure that all wards in the county were covered.

Mr Gathii Irungu the speaker of the Kiambu county assembly thanked the members of assembly for passing the bill, which he said will facilitate service delivery to the people of Kiambu.