Commission on Revenue Allocation Chairperson Mary Wanyonyi Salary

Mary Wanyonyi, who was sworn in as the new chairperson of the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) on Monday, July 17, is set to enjoy hefty perks and allowances as prescribed by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).

Mary Wanyonyi, the wife of former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati, will be entitled to a monthly gross remuneration package of Ksh765,188.

Mary Wanyonyi will also be provided an official car with an engine capacity not exceeding 3,000 cc.

She will also be entitled to Ksh10 million for inpatient coverage and Ksh300,000 for outpatient services. She will also receive Ksh150,000 for maternity services and Ksh75,000 for optical.

She will receive a monthly airtime allowance of Ksh20,000, along with an annual leave allowance of Ksh50,000 per year.

The Commission on Revenue Allocation chairperson will also receive a car loan of up to Ksh8 million and a mortgage of up to Ksh35 million.

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However, she will not be eligible for a sitting allowance for plenary sessions, official residence, committee sitting allowance, and taxable car allowance.

Mary Wanyonyi took over from Jane Kiringai, who retired from the post in February 2023. Her mandate will entail ensuring a smooth division of revenue between National and County governments.

Minutes after being sworn in, Chebukati lauded his wife for landing the plum role and encouraged her to uphold the law during her tenure.

“Your dedication and expertise will undoubtedly contribute to the Mandate of the CRA and prosperity for all Kenyans. Keep your fidelity to the Constitution and the Law. Wishing you great success in this important role,” he stated.

Wanyonyi holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce. Prior to the appointment, she served as the Head of the Accounting Unit in the Ministry of Lands.

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