Electricity at Machakos County Assembly disconnected due to pending bills

A photo of Machakos County assembly while in session. (Photo - File)

KPLC had disconnected power at Machakos County Assembly as the tussle between Machakos County Assembly and the executive expedites. According to the press statement by Machakos County Assembly, the backup generators are also out of fuel hence making it impossible for the assembly to operate.

According to the Majority leader Mark Muendo over 300 staff that work directly and indirectly with the assembly have now gone without salaries for 3 months. KRA has also served the assembly with a default notice for failing to remit statutory deductions. All insurance and mortgage covers for staff and MCA’s have gone unpaid over the period.

The national treasury has however come to the rescue of the Assembly. According to a letter by the Treasury, they could take action including stopping all disbursements to the County. The letter demanded that the county releases funds for the assembly unless there are compelling reasons.

In his response through a letter Finance Executive Francis Maliti blamed the impeachment debacle over the delay in releasing funds to the assembly. The letter stated that 95 million was released Monday to the assembly for it’s expenditure.

But According to the mover of Motion to impeach Maliti as Finance CEC Cosmus Ngula who is the MCA Matungulu East, the letter was full of untruth. Speaking exclusively to our Mauvoo Reporter, Ngula says the impeachment of Maliti began this month and not 3 months ago as the letter states.

He further added that,” the impeachment was not about 

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