State Sets Aside Sh2.7bn To Fight Graft

The government has set aside Sh2.7 billion for anti-corruption agencies in the 2015-16 Supplementary Budget.

The agencies are the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission, the National Intelligence Services, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and the judiciary.

Yesterday, Treasury CS Henry Rotich said the cash will empower the agencies to prosecute those involved in corruption.

“The war on corruption is key and we had to allocate additional funds for multiple agencies,” he told the National Assembly Liaison Committee chaired by deputy speaker Joyce Laboso. Read more…