Court Declare Nairobi County Takeover Deal Unlawful, Government Given 90 Days to Rectify the Illegality.


TweetShare2SharePin24 SharesThe High Court has declared the Deed of Transfer of Functions executed between the National Government and Nairobi City County Government as vague and irregular. Justice Hellen Wasilwa ruled that the deal signed at State House in February this year, was not approved by the County Assembly therefore making it unlawful. The court further declared the transfer of 6,000 county employees and secondment of CEOs to the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) as irregular and illegal since the Governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko was not consulted. She has therefore given…

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Embattled Nairobi governor Mike Sonko has signed Sh3.5bn allocation to Nairobi Metropolitan Services.

Mike Sonko

TweetShareSharePin33 SharesThis comes after he rejected an initial Sh15bn budget. .. Residents in Nairobi will benefit from Covid-19 intervention funds, if a Supplementary Appropriation Bill is passed before June 30. To date, besides the fumigation process which took place in March, the Nairobi government has not made any other interventions. Assembly Finance, Budget and Appropriation Committee chairman Robert Mbatia on Tuesday said a supplementary budget is the only tool the county can use to address the coronavirus pandemic. “If we don’t pass a supplementary budget, Covid-19 interventions as a county…

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